Sears to Close An Additional 100+ Stores

Posted January 06, 2018

Sears Holdings has announced that a local K-Mart location will be closing in 2018.

Two years ago, Kmart had 940 stores; it will be left with about 400 locations after the closure.

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Sears Holdings told employees it plans to close more than 100 stores this year, including 64 Kmart locations and 39 Sears stores, most likely between March and April.

Liquidation sales will begin as soon as next Friday at the stores.

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In November, Sears announced that the city's other Kmart, on Henderson Drive, would be closing this month.

Sears Holdings closed almost 400 Sears and Kmart locations in 2017, according to Business Insider.

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Sears Holdings Corp., owner of both chains, says that it will continue to close some unprofitable stores as it transforms its business model.

During the most recent closings, the company shuttered Kmarts in Whitehall and South Whitehall Townships.

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But the Bellingham and Burlington Macy's stores and the Bellingham Kmart are safe for now.