Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant, Dress Barn and Justice will close 250 to 650 stores

This is unfortunate. Maurices, Dress Barn and Loft will also close stores.

GameStop said in March it will close more than 100 retail locations.

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The parent company of Kmart and Sears said in January it will shutter 150 stores. And as Sears discusses nearby store closings with local news sources, larger media companies have been compiling a list of additional closings that weren’t part of the January announcement.

Kmarts are closing their doors across Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and more. Sears has announced it is closing stores in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, Utah West Virginia and more.

For the list of Sears and Kmart stores that are closing, visit this page.

And without their thriving tenants, malls have been hit hard by the retail woes. A June 2 report from Credit Suisse estimates 20% to 25% of American malls will close within the next five years.

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Story by Jackie Wattles for CNN.

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