Retail apocalypse: American chains that failed in Canada
Nine West is closing all of its Canadian stores
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They were mammoths of industry, they came from south of the border, bursting with cash and slick marketing campaigns. Then, they failed. Many American chains have entered the Canadian market, only to discover that consumers were apprehensive about new brands. Now Nine West is closing all of its five Canadian stores, less than a month after the women's shoes and handbags retailer filed for bankruptcy in the US. Here are similar instances of when major American chains came north of the border, only to close up shop.
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