Julian Fisher   Photojournalist

Banking RetailMedia

store offering a sale

The last sale: neighborhood retail on the chopping block.

Wilson’s Department Store, Greenfield, MA

Graph of number of department store location in us
department store

Family retail: a dying breed.

Wilson’s Department Store, Greenfield, MA

inside a department store

The ghost of retail: gone.

Wilson’s Department Store, Greenfield, MA

bar graph showing department store bankruptcies by year
box store under a hill

When even the big box doesn’t work.  A rural retail failure, abandoned.

Big Four, WV

sidewalk clothing store

Faded elegance, the elegance that was, a past frozen in posterity.  In a distressed city.

Main Street, Taunton, MA

bar graph of retail store closures
record store

A record of history.  Retail in America now.

Pottstown, PA

abandoned hardware store

A nail in the coffin of local resources.  Neighborhood hardware store: abandoned

Kimball WV

graph of retail stores open by county
dollar tree store with letters unlit in sign

The new department store.

Boston, MA

graph of number of dollar stores by year
farmhouse in field

Crop rotation: old farms to imported-goods distribution warehouses

York County, PA

graph of warehouse building starts
Last green harvest new white crop coming importedgoods distribution warehouses

Last green harvest, new white crop coming: imported-goods distribution warehouses

York County, PA

graph of us ecommerce penetration
mall parking lot

Retail as it was.  The mall.  As it was. Now handicapped.  

Lynn, MA