Some have been called 2017 the "retailpocalypse" because of the stunning number of brick-and-mortar stores that have been closing across the country.
More businesses were shuttered in the Region and south suburbs in 2018. Find out which closed their doors in 2018 here:
Merrillville-based Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northwest Indiana abruptly closed after falling behind on bills, but the Indiana For…
Lowe's plans to transfer or offer severance to the employees at its Portage big-box store, which is slated to close by January at the latest.
After years of declining sales and diminishing relevance, money-hemorrhaging retailer Sears plans to close the Griffith Kmart, along with 141 …
After filing for bankruptcy last week, Mattress Firm is putting three Region stores to sleep, and that could be just the start.
The nation's largest sporting goods retailer closed its big-box store in the Highland Grove shopping mall and hopped across the street to Sche…
Last October, Armacell, a Munster, Germany-based "global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of…
Sears announced Thursday it would close 72 unprofitable Sears and Kmart stores in September, with liquidation sales starting as early as June …
Longtime customers have been flocking to Broadway Cafe on U.S. 30 in Valparaiso to buy lemon rice soup by the gallon and freeze it for later use.
Carson's will close its department stores in Southlake Mall in Hobart, the Marquette Mall in Michigan City and in Hammond, where the three-sto…
They had a million toys at Toys 'R' Us that you could play with. From bikes to trains to video games, it was the biggest toy store there was u…
Romano’s, the 70-year-old pizzeria celebrated throughout the Region for its Ham Hoagies, and Soprano’s Restaurant and Lounge have closed after…
ATCO-Gary Metal Technologies LLC plans to shutter its Gary plant and lay off scores of employees, including 68 production workers.
One of the Region's oldest and most beloved sandwich shops, Lincoln's O in downtown Highland, has served its final U.S. Steel Special after 55 years.