The 10 Fastest-Dying Industries in America

By Jonah Loeb  OCT 09, 2012 2:20 PM

Demographic, manufacturing, and consumer trends are driving these 10 types of businesses to the brink of extinction.

 


MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Ah, autumn. That wonderful season when everything gets really beautiful and then dies. Unfortunately, industries aren’t like leaves. When they die, there’s no burst of color. Unless someone swoops in like Captain Planet (I’m mixing my metaphors pretty vigorously here), it’s just a slow, bumpy ride to the finish…and sometimes, the road’s not so slow. Let’s take a look at the industries that are on their way down (and perhaps out) over the next five years. Click on the image below to be directed to our slide show.

(Also see: The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries in America)
 
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