The staggering rate of store closures that has rocked the
retail industry over the past couple of years is expected to continue in
2019, with roughly the same level of closures expected this year.
Retailers closed a record 102 million square feet of store space in
2017, then smashed that record in 2018 by closing another 155 million
square feet, according to estimates by the commercial real-estate firm
Publisher: Business Insider | Author: Hayley Peterson