May 20, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
During the last hours of the Jamestown Kmart, prices fell to 99 percent as customers hunted over the few shelves that still contained makeup, clothing and miscellaneous odds and ends. Continue Reading
March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Marge Hames set up again today across the street from the New Ulm Kmart, one of 15 stores that Sears Holding plans to close. Hames has two signs that read “Keep Kmart Open” and “These ‘associates’ are friends, neighbors and family.” Continue Reading
December 30, 2011 in DL-Online
DULUTH Mary Shaw called her daughter Thursday morning in tears.
The 60-year-old assistant manager had just found out she was losing her job at the Miller Hill Kmart store after its corporate office announced its first round of national store closings. Continue Reading
December 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Willmar’s Kmart store in the Kandi Mall is on a list of stores slated to be closed by Sears Holdings Corp., the parent company of Sears and Kmart.
December 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON When Kmart acquired Sears in 2005, Chairman Edward Lampert said the new company would have the geographic reach and scale to compete with Wal-Mart. Continue Reading
December 27, 2011 in WDAZ
NEW YORK (AP) After a disastrous holiday shopping season, the parent company of Sears and Kmart will close at least 100 stores to raise cash a move that sparked speculation about whether the 125-year-old retailer can avoid a death spiral fed by declining sales and deteriorating stores.