These days, it’s hard to scan the headlines without reading about another store that’s on the financial ropes. The pandemic has accelerated bankruptcies among retailers, and even before that, many big names were hurting. But that doesn’t mean your favorite stores and brands are out of the game forever. Many, like New York’s Century 21, are attempting a comeback with new stores. Others sell only online, and still others cling to life as bricks-and-mortar retailers, even if they’re a far cry from their former selves. Here are several notable stores and brands that aren’t waving a white flag just yet.

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