More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close

Marie Harrington
January 6, 2018

Sears Holdings Corp. will be closing over 100 more stores as the struggling department store chain tries to turn around its business.

Sears and Kmart will also be closing a total of 103 stores between March and April, which include six Seattle and Tacoma locations. Close-out sales will begin January 12.

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

After this round of closures, Sears will have fewer than 940 stores.

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The closures are part of an effort to "right size" its footprint and the company's finances, according to a news release.

The move comes in addition to closing about 250 stores announced a year ago. It now has 1,104 stores across the country.

A Sears spokesman said Thursday the number of workers affected was not available.

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

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