List of defunct department stores of the United States

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The extent of department stores in America is an incalculable number. Many towns had multiple department stores over the years. Others changed names and some existed for only a short time. The stores on this list of defunct department stores of the United States range from small-town one-unit stores to big city mega-chains that have disappeared over the past 100 years, including both traditional department stores and discount stores.

Department stores involved with Federated and May[edit]

Many United States department store chains and local department stores, some with long and proud histories, went out of business or lost their identities between 1990 and 2005 as the result of a complex series of corporate mergers and acquisitions that involved Federated Department Stores and The May Department Stores Company and that resulted in many stores becoming units of Macy's, Inc.. The following is a list of the affected stores, including some local and regional stores that earlier had been absorbed into chains that became part of Federated, May, or Macy's.

Other department stores[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Christmas advertisement for Hamburger's Department Store, Los Angeles, 1905

Colorado[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

Delaware[edit]

District of Columbia[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Idaho[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

 Floyds Discount Department Store Randallstown

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Montana[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

Waccamaw, closed 1998

North Dakota[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Utah[edit]

Vermont[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

National and regional[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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