"We're sad to say that all The Limited stores nationwide have officially closed their doors," the company said in an online statement. "But this isn't goodbye. The styles you love are still available online — we're just a quick click away 24 hours a day."
The closures come two years after Wet Seal closed 338 of its then-511 stores in January 2015, shortly before the company filed for bankruptcy protection. At the time, Wall Street analysts said that falling foot traffic at shopping malls played a major role in Wet Seal's death spiral.
Stores Closing: 120
Currently, BCBG has 570 locations worldwide, and 175 in the US. Most of the 120 stores being shuttered are in the US.
In January, BCBG told Bloomberg that it would shift its focus away from brick-and-mortar stores, and instead double down on e-commerce and selling the BCBG brand through other retailers.
Bebe's sales have been slumping in recent years. In the most recent quarter, the company reported that same-store sales dropped 10.5% compared to the same period a year ago, in which sales declined 2.5%.
Store closures: 60
The retail announced in mid-March that it planned to close 60 stores by the end of the year. Guess has already closed 62 stores in the last two years, including 10 in the last quarter alone.
The teen retailer announced in March that it was closing another 60 stores. Abercrombie's store count has dropped 20% since 2013, with the latest wave of closures bringing the brand's total number of stores down to roughly 674.
"The competitive environment resulted in more promotional activity and a lower gross margin rate than planned," Abercrombie CEO Fran Horowitz said in a statement. "The Abercrombie brand renewal continues, although it is a work in progress."
Stores closing: 110
The future of American Apparel's stores hasn't been formally announced following the retailer's acquisition by Gildan Activewear Inc.
Gildan did not acquire the chain's 110 locations when it bought the American Apparel brand. If American Apparel doesn't find a buyer, these stores will likely be shut down.
Sears' downward spiral has analysts speculating that the company will file for bankruptcy, and some of the brand's suppliers are already cutting back on shipments.
Stores closing: 108
Parent company Sears Holdings Corp. is shuttering 108 Kmart stores by April.
Stores closing: 68
Macy's is closing 68 stores and laying off nearly 4,000 employees beginning in early 2017. Ultimately, the retailer plans to shut down about 100 stores, or 15% of its store base, over the next couple of years.
"Over the past several months, as we continued to focus on removing unnecessary complexity from our business, we conducted a comprehensive review of our cost structure," Crocs president Andrew Rees said during a call with analysts.
Stores closing: 138
In March, JCPenney released the list of the 138 locations — about 14% of its stores — that would shut down in the next couple months. Most of the stores will begin liquidation sales in mid-April and close their doors for good by June.