24 Retailers Who Are Set to Close Thousands of Stores in 2018

12. Vitamin World

Vitamin World

The Vitamin World chain is looking like a 98-pound weakling these days. The company filed for bankruptcy protection in September 2017 and put 124 stores in going-out-of-business mode. They were expected to close by February of this year. The company has been looking for a buyer for its remaining 220 or so stores.


11. Michael Kors

BEIJING, CHINA - May 6, 2016: Luxury interior of the Michael Kors brand store

High-end fashion accessories giant Michael Kors will shut down 100 to 125 stores in the next two years after major drops in sales in 2017. Kors sales in both its branded stores and department stores fell by double digits. If you’re a fan of Michael Kors then you’ll be glad to hear the firm is restructuring, not tanking. The company’s stock price has been going up and up!