We all have that one department store that we love, and it's always one of our go-to shopping destinations. Then all of the sudden, the store disappears.  Poof!  It’s gone!  It goes out of business sometimes with very little warning.

There are many reasons why stores go out of business.  This includes the on-going competition with online shopping as well as not having the ability to keep pace with the constant change in the industry.  Although some of these stores are gone, they will never totally be forgotten.

Let's take a trip down the aisle to 12 notable store closures that have occurred over the years.  Some of these store closures are from recent years.  Others could be stores that you forgot even existed in the first place.

Which one of your favorite stores is no longer in business?

Sources: Good Housekeeping, AMP

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