List of Chains Closing Stores in Canada

The following is a lost if store closures in Canada during the last two years or so (2014 – 2016):

1. Le Chateau – to close another 40 stores during the next few years, already closed 11 stores in 2015, 14 stores in 2016.

2. Laura’s Shoppe – 15 stores closed in 2015, 7 had lease expire at the end of 2015, renegotiated leases on other stores.

3. Danier Leather – closed all its 76 stores, bankruptcy.

4. The Gap – closes 175 stores accross North America.

5. Smart Set – 107 stores.

6. Jacob – all 92 stores, bankruptcy.

7. Sears – about 50 stores during 2016, after a disappointing holiday season in 2015 and following previous store closures last year.

8. Future Shop – closed 66 stores last year.

9. MEXX – 95 stores in Canada, bankruptcy.

10. SONY – all 14 stores in Canada, 2015.

11. Staples – 50 stores to close this year, after previously closing 242 stores accross North America.

12. Zellers – in 2011 sold all 200 stores to Target, many of these stores were closed, others were transformed into Target stores.

13. Target – closed all its stores in Canada in 2015.

14. Holt Renfrew – closed its stores in Ottawa and Quebec City.

15. GUESS – closed 50 stores across North America in 2014, 19 stores in 2013.

16. Parasuco – closed all their stores in 2015.

17. Chapters/ Indigo – closed at least 5 stores during the last two years.

18. Grand & Toy – closed all their stores in 2014.

19. Costa Blanca – closed all their stores in 2014.

20. Black’s Photography – closed all their stores in 2015.

21. Comark Inc. – closed numerous Cleo, Ricky’s and Bootlegger stores.

22. Dawgs Inc. – based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, have been closing stores in 2015.

23. Le Naturiste – a Quebec chain of stores selling natural vitamins and health supplements, have been closing stores in 2016.

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