List of defunct retailers of the United States

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Across the United States, a large number of local stores and store chains that started between the 1920s and 1950s have become defunct since the late 1960s, when many chains were either consolidated or liquidated. Some have been lost due to mergers. Below is a list of defunct retailers of the United States.

For defunct restaurants and department (and variety) stores that were formerly a part of this list, please see List of defunct restaurants of the United States and List of defunct department stores of the United States respectively.

Automotive[edit]

Camping, sports or athletic stores[edit]

Catalog showrooms[edit]

Clothing, shoe and specialty stores[edit]

Department and discount stores[edit]

Drug stores[edit]

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

Electronics stores[edit]

Five-and-dime; variety stores[edit]

Furniture stores[edit]

Grocery stores and supermarkets[edit]

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

Home decor and craft stores[edit]

Home improvement[edit]

Music, booksellers, and video stores (records, tapes, books, CDs, DVDs, etc.)[edit]

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

Office-supply stores[edit]

Toy stores[edit]

Warehouse clubs and membership department stores[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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