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Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?  

Devon Ashby
38.5k votes 3.7k voters 437.4k views

List Rules These are companies you think will go out of business, not the ones you're just wanting to.

It's become a tradition to post annual predictions for which popular brands will cease to exist within the coming year. Failing brands are never in short supply, and some companies fail because they're just so popular that their competitors decide to buy them out and dismantle them. Other corporations are going out of business because of digital encroachment, losing traction due to shifting trends and expectations, and a few have made dire PR or management mistakes that just can't be corrected. Which popular brands are most likely to fail before 2015 ends? Hopefully none of your favorites... but you never can tell.
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BlackBerry Limited is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Telecommunications equipment, Telecommunications, Wireless
2
RadioShack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Retail, Radio, Television
3
Juicy Couture is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Fashion, Clothing
4
Abercrombie & Fitch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Family Clothing Stores, Clothing, Retail
5
Aéropostale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Clothing, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
6
Lululemon Athletica is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
7
Zynga is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
8
Time Warner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Music industry, Mass media, Media
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Eastman Kodak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Photography, Manufacturing, Photographic Film
10
Quiznos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Restaurant, Fast food restaurant
11
Hollister Co. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Retail
12
Long John Silver's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Restaurant, Fast food
13
Sears Holdings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Department store, Retail
14
Nook is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
15
Friendly's Ice Cream is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
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Hooters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Restaurant
17
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Restaurant
18
ranker.com is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
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Mitsubishi Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Petroleum industry, Fossil fuel, Automotive industry
20
Office Depot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Retail, Bookstore, Hobby
21
W.N.B.A. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
22
J. C. Penney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Department store, Retail, Ecommerce
23
Albertsons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
robbycars added Supermarket, Retail
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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Which Companies Do You Predict Will Close In 2015?
Restaurant
25
Toys
Retail