|FOURTEEN RETAILERS EXPANDING IN 2021
Not all retailers are downsizing their physical assets in the wake of the pandemic. Far from it. So far this year, retailers in the U.S. have announced 3,199 store openings and 2,548 closures, according to Coresight Research (per CNBC). In 2019, retailers announced 4,548 openings, up from 3,747 in 2018.