Nearly 100 additional Kmart, Sears stores set to close

By Gary Dinges
Posted: Sep. 3, 2019 9:18 am

Struggling retailers Kmart and Sears will close nearly 100 additional stores before year's end, according to published reports.

The two chains have shuttered numerous locations in recent years, struggling to keep up with online and brick-and-mortar competitors.

The latest closures, as reported by employees at affected stores, come just weeks after about two dozen Sears and Kmarts had already been set for closure by late October, USA Today says.

Eleven Pennsylvania locations will go dark, along with eight in Michigan, seven in California, six in Ohio, five in Florida and four each in Indiana, New Jersey and New York.

See the full list here.

Combined, the two chains once had nearly 4,000 locations. Today, they have around 400.

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