Central Florida's last Kmart will close this spring

Central Florida's last Kmart will close this spring

Central Florida's last Kmart will close this spring

It acquired Kmart in 2003 and combined the two stores under Sears Holdings two years later.

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

The Midland location will close early this month.

The Bangor Daily News reports Sears Holdings announced Thursday it's closing its location in the Bangor Mall in April.

A Sears Holdings spokesman did not detail how many employees would be impacted.

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Sears stores elsewhere in Alaska - in Fairbanks, Wasilla and Juneau - were not among the latest closures. The affected locations plan to begin clearance sales as early as January 12.

In addition to the Kmart in Cumru Township, the company once operated stores in Exeter and Muhlenberg townships, with the Muhlenberg Kmart being among dozens that closed in 2016.

The company said the closures are part of an ongoing effort to "right size" its store footprint.

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

Sears has announced it will close its store in Bangor, Maine.

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