Here are the 18 biggest bankruptcies of the 'retail apocalypse' of 2017
This hasn't been an easy year for the retail industry. More than 8,053 store closures were announced this year. Mall traffic has dropped, and retailers such as Payless, Rue21, and Toys R Us have struggled to compete with ecommerce rivals. For some companies, the pressure became too much. A growing list of retailers have declared bankruptcy. Here