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going out of businessWondering which retailers are downsizing or have passed to that special retailer place in the sky? Here is a nice complete (recently updated) list from About.com:

2,639 General Motors

960 Blockbuster (BBI)

789 Chrysler

567 Circuit City2

461 KB Toys

450 Movie Gallery (Game Crazy, Hollywood Video)

365 Ritz Camera

273 Starbucks3 (NASDAQ:SBUX)

287 Goody’s

265 Jones Apparel Group (2009 & 2010) (NYSE:JNY)

240 Waldenbooks

191 Zale Corporation4 (NYSE:ZLC)

175 Van Heusen

163 Ann Taylor5 (by 2010)

161 InkStop

160 Family Dollar (NYSE:FDO)

150 Popeye’s (AFC Enterprises)

135 S&K Famous Brands Inc.

130 Advance America

129 Boater’s World

125 F.Y.E. (Trans World Entertainment) (NASDAQ:TWMC)

121 Eddie Bauer

118 Office Depot6 (NYSE:ODP)

117 Rite Aid7 (NYSE:RAD)

104 Finlay Enterprises

102 Payless Shoes

100 Albertsons

100 Charming Shoppes8 (NASDAQ:CHRS)

100 Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)

98 Club Libby Lu (Saks (NYSE:SKS))

85 NextCen Brands (Great American Cookies, MagieMoo’s, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker)

84 Samsonite

81 Saab Dealerships

77 GameStop9 (NYSE:GME)

75 J. Jill

75 Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG)

70 Famous Footwear (Brown Shoe Co. (NYSE:BWS))

60 Arby’s

60 Collective Brands

60 Dominos

59 Advance Auto Parts

59 Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT)

58 Gottschalks10

56 Smith & Hawken

50 B Dalton

50 Pacific Sunwear (NASDAQ:PSUN)

50 Select Comfort (NASDAQ:SCSS)

50 Supervalu

50 New York & Co.(NYSE:NWY) (over the next five years)

48 Home Depot11 (NYSE:HD) (Expo, YardBIRDS, Design Center, HDBath)

48 Ultra

46 Anchor Blue

45 Cato (NYSE:CATO)

44 Check ‘n Go

43 Destination Maternity 12 (NASDAQ:DEST)

40 Justice

40 Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRK)

40 Tween Brands (Limited Two, Justince) (TWB)

38 Bruno’s

34 Bachrach

32 Big 10 Tires

31 Pier One

30 Jo-Ann Stores (NYSE:JAS)

29 Basha’s Supermarket

29 Ruehl (Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF))

28 Kmart

28 Yankee Candle

26 Cost Plus (NASDAQ:CPWM)

25 Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

25 Dress Barn (DBRN)

25 Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL)

25 Fred’s (NASDAQ:FRED)

25 Luby’s (NYSE:LUB)

24 Blue Tulip Gift Shops

24 Cashland

24 Foot Locker (NYSE:FL)

24 Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD)

23 Sportsman’s Warehouse

22 AFC Enterprises

21 Papa John’s (NASDAQ:PZZA)

21 ZGallerie

20 Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

20 Man Alive (Finish Line)

20 Oneida Ltd. (NASDAQ:ONFC)

20 Pumpkin Patch (PUPKF.PK)

20 Wendy’s (NASDAQ:WEN)

20 Wet Seal (WTSLA)

19 Snyder’s Drug Stores, Inc.

18 Black Angus

18 O’Reilly Automotive

16 Filene’s Basement

16 Iridesse (Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF))

16 Men’s Wearhouse

16 Shoe Carnival (NASDAQ:SCVL)

16 Talbot’s (NYSE:TLB)

16 Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)

15 Tim Horton’s (NYSE:THI)

15 West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)

14 Whataburger

13 OfficeMax (NYSE:OMX) (NASDAQ:SMRT)

13 Stein Mart2 (SMRT)

12 Bealls

12 Kira Plastinina

11 99 Cent Only Stores (NYSE:NDN)

11 Better Bedding Shops, Inc.

11 Jimmy’Z (Aeropostale ARO))

11 Macy’s3 (NYSE:M)

11 Pamida

10 Holcomb’s Education Resource

10 Bassett Home Furnishings

10 Dollar General (NYSE:DG)

10 E&J’s Shoes

10 P.F. Chang’s Pei Wei Restaurants

10 U.S. Cellular

9 California Herbal Relief Center

9 Rally’s

8 Active Ride Shop

8 Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS)

7 Auto Nation (NYSE:AN)

7 Damon’s

7 Flying J’s

8 MarineMax (NYSE:HZO)

7 Penn Traffic (P&C Foods, BiLO)

7 Plunkett Furniture

7 Sweetbay Supermarkets

6 Denny’s4 (NASDAQ:DENN)

6 Destination Maternity5

6 Music City Record Distributors

6 Pulix6

6 Rex Appliance & Electronics

6 Whole Foods (WFMI)

6 Winn Dixie (NASDAQ:WINN)

5 Borders (BGP)

5 Krispy Kreme7 (NYSE:KKD)

5 Mark Shale

5 Stock Building Supply

5 Target8 (NYSE:TGT)

4 Albertson’s (OTC:ABSNU)

4 Applebees

4 Coach9 (NYSE:COH)

4 Girl Scout Stores

4 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ:RRGB)

4 Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops

4 Jagmania

4 Jennifer Convertibles (JEN)

4 Lucky Grocery Stores

4 Sacino & Sons

3 Blockbuster

3 Bulgari

3 Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR)

3 Food World

3 Good’s Furniture & Flooring

3 Guess (NYSE:GES)

3 Hawaiian Telecom 3 High Point Coffee

3 Jamba Juice (NASDAQ:JMBA)

3 Lane Bryant10

3 P&C Food Markets

3 Virgin Records

2 A.C. Moore

2 Bailey Banks & Biddle

2 Belk (OTCQB:BLKIB)

2 Bob Evans11 (NASDAQ:BOBE)

2 Checker Auto Parts

2 Costco Home Stores (NASDAQ:COST)

2 Dunkin Donuts

2 Hacketts

2 Homer’s Music and Gifts

2 Hypnoses

2 Jewel-Osco

2 Kragen Auto Parts

2 L’Oreal Paris

2 MarBeck Appliance Parts

2 Morton’s (NYSE:MRT)

2 Natuzzi Americas (NYSE:NTZ)

Source: RIP: Retail Stores Closed in 2009