2019's retail bankruptcies.

Gymboree, January 


A Gymboree store in Honolulu. The kids’ clothing chain had previously filed for bankruptcy in 2017.  Shutterstock / Eric Broder Van Dyke

Shopko, January 

Shopko’s Hometown smaller format stores opened in more rural markets.  Gary

Charlotte Russe, February 

A Charlotte Russe storefront.  Courtesy

Payless ShoeSource, February

Payless Shoe Source store, Mount Laural, New Jersey, USAVarious, America

Payless ShoeSource had previously filed for Chapter 11 in 2017.  John Greim/REX/Shutterstock

Diesel USA, March 


Diesel USA filed for bankruptcy in March.  Courtesy Photo

Arcadia Group, May 

Topshop inside Nordstrom 57th Street.

Topshop inside Nordstrom 57th Street. Topshop parent company Arcadia Group closed Topshop stores in the U.S. this year.  George Chinsee/WWD

Charming Charlie, July 

Charming Charlie  Chris Eden/©2015 Callison LLC

Barneys New York, August

This photo shows the Barneys department store in New York. The luxury retailer could be joining a growing list of retailers that have filed for bankruptcy. Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online. The iconic clothier founded almost a century ago will keep the doors open at its 10-story Madison Avenue store, but it has secured $75 million in financing to pay employees and vendors as it seeks a buyerBarneys Bankruptcy, New York, USA - 16 Jul 2019

The exterior of Barneys New York.  Bebeto Matthews/AP/Shutterstock

Sugarfina, September 

Rosie O'Neill

Sugarfina founder and chief executive officer Rosie O’Neill speaks at the 2018 WWD Beauty Summit.  Patrick MacLeod/WWD

Forever 21, September

Forever21 in Times Square.

Forever 21 in Times Square.  George Chinsee/WWD

Destination Maternity, October  

Destination Maternity store

A Destination Maternity storefront.  Shutterstock / Ritu Manoj Jethani

High Ridge Brands, December

High Ridge Brands owns consumer brands including Alberto Vo5 hair products and Zest soaps.  Shutterstock / designs by Jack

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