I am retired from the company and living in Laramie, WY. Our kmart is still open. Today, at the Safeway store, there was a big sign that said "welcome kmart pharmacy customers". Are all pharmacies closing, or just ours? Nothing on line that I can... read more
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Was always a nice place to go It’s a shame the have closed the store that started it all!! They closed all the KMarts within a 20 mike radius and it’s a shame! The buildings just sit empty. Wonder who pays for the parking lot to be lit at night? Nice... read more
Have not posted for a while. Has anyone heard anything about the Paducah K-mart?
This cannot be possibly right!!! I don't think there are even 12,000 Sears left right?!
I am going to be a doomsayer as I have been on this site but I do not care. I'm sure that Sears itself will not die next year (though won't be surprised if it does) and perhaps they can hang on for a bit longer. But don't think for a second that... read more
Do you know if Kauai Kmart will be closing The store is super clean and has everything you could possibly need!
The Kmart in my city, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, was spun off to be a Seritage property some time ago. Our city council just shared plans for Kroger to demolish it and build on the site within the coming year. This is one of the top performing... read more
Found this on Sears board, thought it was spot on: I agree that SHC will sacrifice Kmart to secure a short lived future for Sears, the writing has been written on the wall for years, with several remodels and improvements in sears stores and Kmart... read more
Any stores have information on this? We haven't received any but we have signs and banners about a Halloween blow out sale expected to run the first week of September all the way up until Black Friday.
Will it ever stop?! They just announced that additional Kmart stores will close this year. How many is that now altogether? Does anybody know which stores are on the chopping block? I have seen the info about closing 28 stores, but I can't find... read more
I am a ASM does anyone know if the layoffs tomorrow will affect my position? There us only one ASM and 2 Floor Supervisors. My manager gas been out sick for two weeks no one seems to know anything.
Has anyone's inventory been cancelled told it would be at later date
Anyone else ?
Why would you keep this man as CEO of Kmart and Sears when everything was falling apart.. It seems to me that he REALLY doesn't give a damn about the company, especially with the losses. He REALLY doesn't know what to do, this is NOT a leader, this... read more
Apparently there was a district wide email saying not to reorder the cardboard boxes we use for repacks / layaway. Anyone else get an email like this? There are about 6 stores in my district so I find it hard to believe we'd all be going under.
Closing stores..Sales bad but hearing some kmarts are getting remodels.Hba and soft home depts. Kind of odd....
Herd a rumor that Store Managers that don't carry safety blades are in store for lay offs! May be good news for store managers that struggle to walk around the sales floor.
Kmart is near the top of list of worst layoffs in 21st Century America with its 2003 cuts of 35,000 workers. Am I the only one who thinks that they are working towards their all time best these days?... read more
FYI, it's a disaster. We had to put everything out and send pictures showing the backroom was empty. It doesn't matter if the counter is full put it anywhere. We had paper towels and toilet paper all over the store! Comforters on the top shelves in... read more
http://www.businessinsider.com/sears-is-closing-more-stores-2017-7 Who is affected?
So the blowout sales are July 9 at most stores. Does anyone have any details? I have checked the Kmart Retail Services portal and OWB, and it's strangely silent about the sale. I guess information is only available via email, which I do not have... read more
My store is in the Northeast, and there has been a mandatory store manager meeting scheduled for Thursday. Speculation that Friday will be another round of layoffs. If your store has 2 asms, talk has been you will be losing one of them. Determination... read more
Loss Prevention just had a huge restructuring a few months back. We have an ASMIT, that has passed their 12 week training period, but they refuse to change their title to ASM, and the training period was up over 11 weeks ago. I wonder what is in... read more
Do you have more information about layoffs of assistant managers at Kmart for 2017. The way I see things, this position carries quite a bot of work - not sure how they can do without us.
There is talk on the Sears board that more Sears stores were annouced to close today (Thursday, 6/22)... Are any Kmarts on that list?
I used to work in the Paducah K-mart. When i left there were missing floor tiles, burnt out lights, filthy bathrooms and lots of empty shelves. I visited the store recently and was pleasantly surprised. All the aforementioned deficiencies were... read more
Any idea what a chairman's focus store is? I used to work for the company a couple years ago (about 7 years), and start working for Kmart as a second-job. My store is classified as a 'chariman's focus store...' I know from my prior stint with Kmart... read more
The Anaheim, CA KMART that is closing in July will be getting a mini Target which Target plans on doing quite a few in the future. According to the Orange county register. Source:... read more
Mentioned today on a business insider blog..Target is showing interest in buying out the Kmart side of sears holdings..They are opening smaller stores like mini targets, one in California. Makes sense but is this another rumour....
Is it true that when pharmacies close the store will soon too. Two area Kmart pharmacies are closing. They say the stores aren't doing good in sales so is that the procedure...Close pharmacy then store later?
So my Manager pulls us all into a meeting and gives us the usual BS about how we need to keep up our work ,ect. Then he proceeds to tell us that according to HIS boss' boss that none of the jobs we do here are as important as signing customers up for... read more
Our Kmart is doing well with sales and its in the top 50. Maybe the company is going down but while its here we should just keep our heads held high and continue what we do. Negative all the time is whats hurting morale...
Does anyone know if having a delivery from corporate, a large box which looks to hold electrical/computers, said do not open, is a bad sign? Also, IBM came in needing access to all our computers !? No one will say why. Anyone heard of similar right... read more
We were told today we would close in July
Store closings this past week include 68 in Pennsylvania but they weren't listed anywhere. Only one for sure is East Stroudsburg pa.. Where is the full list??