9 retailers that bombed in 2016

This past year hasn't been kind to some of the world's most recognizable brands.

Indeed, for some retailers 2016 has been disastrous.

These are the companies that struggled, with slumping sales and unappealing sartorial trends.

Here's to hoping 2017 brings better luck for these brands:

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