NEW YORK (AP) — A number of retailers, particularly clothing stores, are shuttering locations as shoppers move online and find fashion inspiration from social media. Some analysts believe the trend will only accelerate later this year.
A look at some of the brands that are closing stores or disappearing:
Abercrombie & Fitch:
Headquarters: New Albany, New York
The teen clothing chain is closing 60 stores this year, leaving it with a little over 800 stores. That’s down from 1,000 in January 2014.
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
American Apparel, which sought bankruptcy protection for the second time…