Published: Sat, January 06, 2018
Culture | By Wayne Carr

Plattsburgh Kmart to close in April

Plattsburgh Kmart to close in April

Kmart will be closing its doors soon in Tucumcari.

Two additional locations at 1477 MacCorkle Avenue in St. Albans and 5636 U.S. Route 60 East in Huntington are also expected to close.

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

A statement released by Sears Holdings said the closings come in an effort to "right size" their store footprint and to find a balance between a physical and digital presence. Sears will shutter their location at Prices Corner in early April. Full list of closings.

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The Plattsburgh location has been deemed unprofitable by corporate headquarters, who announced on Thursday the closure of 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears locations between March and early April.

But the Bellingham and Burlington Macy's stores and the Bellingham Kmart are safe for now. Close-out sales will begin January 12.

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Sears declined to say how many employees will lose their jobs but the company said eligible associates will receive severance pay and have a chance to apply for open positions at the remaining K-Mart and Sears locations.

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