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26 Retailers Who Have Closed Stores Following Coronavirus

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S., a growing list of retailers are temporarily closing for at least the next two weeks. Most of these companies, ranging from department stores to beauty retailers, have confirmed they will pay their employees for lost shifts during this period. Online shopping is still available.

See the list of temporarily closed retailers below. 

Clothing

Urban Outfitters, Free People and Anthropologie

Urban Outfitters announced on March 14 it would temporarily close all of its store locations “until further notice,” according to their website. Sister stores Free People and Anthropologie will also close.

Reformation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Reformation wrote in an Instagram post on March 14 that it would temporarily close stores.

Abercrombie and Fitch

On March 15, Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Fran Horowitz announced that the company would close all stores — including sister stores Hollister and Gilly Hicks — indefinitely. 

Patagonia

Patagonia reported on March 13 that it would not only close all its stores but also temporarily stop taking new online orders. Their website says the company will update consumers on March 23. 

Levi’s

On March 16, the denim company announced that all Levi’s and Levi’s Outlet stores will be closed through March 27.

Aritzia

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Beginning March 16, Artizia is closing all of its retail locations in the U.S. and Canada “until further notice,” according to a company statement. 

Calvin Klein

On March 16, Calvin Klein’s parent company PVH Corporation reported in a statement that it would close all of its stores in North America and Europe through March 29. Other retailers owned by the corporation will also close, including Tommy Hilfiger and Speedo.

Nordstrom

Nordstrom is the first major U.S. department store to temporarily close its doors. The retailer announced they will be closing for two weeks starting March 17.

Vineyard Vines

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Vineyard Vines announced on March 15 that it would close all of its stores through March 27.

Uniqlo

In a note to customers sent on March 16, Uniqlo wrote that it would be closing all 50 of its stores in the U.S. beginning March 17 until further notice.

Vans

In an Instagram Story posted on the official Vans account on March 16, the footwear company announced it would close all stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Madewell and J.Crew

On March 16, Madewell announced it would close all stores and cancel all in-store community events in the US through March 28. Madewell’s parent company J.Crew followed suit

Beauty

Sephora

All Sephora locations in both the U.S. and Canada will close until April 3, according to the Sephora website

Glossier

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Glossier was one of the first U.S. retailers to close, announcing on March 13 that it would shut down all temporary and permanent retail locations for “at least” the next two weeks.

Lush

Lush will temporarily close all 258 Lush retail stores across Canada and the US from March 16 to March 29.

Sportswear

Nike

On March 15, Nike said that it would close all stores in the US, Canada, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand through March 27.

New Balance

New Balance CEO Joe Preston announced on March 15 that all North American retail stores would close until “at least” March 27.

Under Armour

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Under Armour announced in an Instagram post that all North American stores would be closed from March 16 to March 28. 

Outdoor Voices

On March 15, Outdoor Voices reported that stores will close from March 16 to March 27. In-store community events are canceled until further notice.

Lululemon

Beginning March 16, lululemon will close all stores in North America and Europe until March 27.

Other

Warby Parker

Warby Parker will close all their stores through March 27 to protect “the safety of our customers, our employees, and the general public,” the company wrote in a statement on its website.

Away

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Away announced via Instagram that all locations will close for two weeks starting March 16. Their new store opening in Dallas has also been postponed.

Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement that all stores outside of Greater China will close until March 27. 

Maya is a senior majoring in journalism at Boston University. She has previously written with College Fashionista as an editorial fellow and FASE Magazine as a fashion editorial intern. Passionate about writing, thrift shopping, memes, skin care, and binge-watching Broad City.
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