How Has Scraping US Department Stores Data on Closures Revealed the Impact of the Pandemic?

Scraping US department stores data on closures reveals the pandemic’s impact, furloughs, cash conservation, and strategies for economic survival.The industry has experienced a structural decline, leading to store closures and layoffs among the largest chains like Kohl's, JCPenney, Sears, Macy's, Nordstrom, Dillard's, Kmart, and Neiman Marcus.