What Retail Apocalypse? These 10 Big Chain Stores Are Growing Like Crazy in 2019

While the so-called “retail apocalypse” is undeniably wreaking havoc in the shopping industry, not all physical retailers are floundering. The IHL Group gave MONEY a list of retailers that are actually adding new stores in the U.S. in 2019. Below, we’re highlighting the top 10 retailers with big expansion plans in the works: Each company says it will add 50 or more new stores this year. What has enabled these stores to thrive despite the gloomy, ultra-competitive state of the physical retail world? And how can these retailers justify expanding at a time when Amazon seems to be gobbling up more and more of our shopping dollars each day?