Gone But Not Forgotten
The pandemic aside, holiday shopping simply isn’t what it used to be. For years, our options for in-person browsing have dwindled, with malls growing ever quieter and crowds moving to big-box stores — or forgoing stores altogether in favor of online shopping. From chains that have only recently closed to stores that have been gone for years, here are some of the places we especially miss during the holidays — including a slowly dying retail icon that's unlikely to see another Christmas shopping season.
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