Sears and Kmart closing more stores, including Joplin location
JOPLIN, Mo. — Kmart and Sears owners are closing 96 more locations.
Transformco, the latest parent company of Sears and Kmart, say they’ve made the “difficult but necessary decision to streamline our operations and close 96 Sears and Kmart stores.” Going out of business sales at these stores are expected to start on December 2nd.
“Since purchasing substantially all the assets of Sears Holdings Corporation in February 2019, Transformco has faced a difficult retail environment and other challenges. We have been working hard to position Transformco for success by focusing on our competitive strengths and pruning operations that have struggled due to increased competition and other factors. To support these initiatives, our owners (along with a third-party investor) have recently provided the company approximately $250 million in new capital,” released Transformco in a media release.
After the closure of the 96 stores, Transformco will operate 182 stores.
“As we have promised, we will offer all eligible associates the same number of weeks of severance as offered to employees of Sears Holdings Corporation prior to October 2018,” stated Transformco.
“We will endeavor to create and deliver value through a strategic combination of our betterperforming retail stores and our service businesses, brands and other assets, and expect to realize a significant return on our extensive portfolio of owned and leased real estate. These assets include Innovel, which provides logistics solutions to businesses and consumers, Sears Home Services as well as Shop Your Way® and financial services, and our Kenmore® and DieHard brands. These businesses will also benefit from the recent acquisition by an affiliate of Transformco of Sears Hometown – a network of more than 400 independently-owned and operated, dealer-managed smaller-format stores that are known for offering customers a range of home products, including appliances, lawn & garden, tools and sporting goods.”
Stores closing by February 2020:
North Little Rock Sears: 3930 McCain Blvd.
Prescott Sears: 3400 Gateway Blvd.
Buena Park Sears: 8150 La Palma Ave.
Chula Vista Sears: 565 Broadway
Fresno Sears: 3636 N Blackstone Ave.
Los Angeles Sears: 3755 Santa Rosalia Drive
Montclair Sears: 5080 Montclair Plz Ln
Moreno Valley Sears: 22550 Town Circle
N Hollywood Sears: 12121 Victory Blvd.
Palm Desert Sears: 72-880 Hwy 111
Riverside Sears: 5261 Arlington Ave.
San Bernadino Sears: 100 Inland Ctr
San Bruno Sears: 1178 El Camino Real
San Jose Sears: 2180 Tully Road
Santa Maria Sears: 200 Town Ctr E
Temecula Sears: 40710 Winchester Road
Tracy Sears: 3350 Naglee Road
Ventura Sears: 3295 E Main Street
Victorville Sears: 14420 Bear Valley Road
Visalia Sears: 3501 S Mooney Blvd.
West Covina Sears: 1209 Plaza Drive
Fort Myers Sears: 4125 Cleveland Ave.
Hialeah Sears: 1625 W 49th Street
Miami Sears: 20701 SW 112th Ave.
Douglasville Sears: 6580 Douglas Blvd.
Peoria Sears: 2200 W War Memorial Drive
West Dundee Sears: 5000 Spring Hill Mall
Cumberland Sears: 1262 Vocke Road
Auburn Sears: 385 Southbridge Street
Leominster Sears: 100 Commercial Road
Lansing Sears: 3131 E Michigan Ave.
Joplin Sears: 101 N Rangeline Road
Las Vegas Sears: 4000 Meadow Lane
Nashua Sears: 310 Daniel Webster Highway
Concord Sears: 270 Loudon Road
Farmington Sears: 4601 E Main Street
Buffalo Sears: S 3701 McKinley Parkway
Greenville Sears: 3600 South Memorial Drive
Whitehall Sears: 1259 Whitehall Mall
North Wales Sears: 600 Montgomery Mall
FajaRoado Sears: State Road 3
Guayama Sears: Gpo Box 1050
Ponce Sears: Pob 7426 Sears Plaza Del Caribe 2050 Road 2 Ponce By Pass Ste 135
San Antonio Sears: 2310 SW Military Drive
South Burlington Sears: 155 Dorset Street
Richmond Sears: 11500 Midlothian Turnpike
Manassas Sears: 8200 Sudley Road
Fredericksburg Sears: 100 Spotsylvania Mall
Winchester Sears: 1850 Apple Blossom Drive
Spokane Sears: 14720 E Indiana Ave.
Lacey Sears: 651 Sleater Kinney Road SE
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