Central Florida's last Kmart will close this spring

06 January, 2018, 01:58 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • Central Florida's last Kmart will close this spring

While the Greater Lehigh Valley took some hits during Sears Holdings Inc.'s earlier closings of Kmart stores, it seems to have been spared in the latest round of closures.

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

Liquidation sales at closing Macy's stores will begin as soon as January 8, while Sears will start liquidating stores as soon as January 12.

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


Sears, once one of the country's most successful retailers, has struggled with the rise of e-commerce and some management missteps.

The move comes in addition to closing about 250 stores announced previous year.

It has closed more than 1,000 stores in the past few years, including Kmarts in Fayetteville and Goldsboro last year. The company says the exact number of employees affected is not available, but a majority of the jobs are part-time.

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