On the list no company would like to be a part of, we are the only ones who are there twice. Kmart - always an overachiever! March 2002 and January 2003 Kmart laid off 22,000 and 35,000 people. Who want's to bet we'll be on here soon for the third... read more
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How long does it typically take to receive your severance and vacation pay out?
Accused of theft - Kmart Araminogo Avenue Philadelphia I've worked for Kmart for years and now I'm being wrongly accused of theft at my store on Aramingo Avenue Philadelphia. Stores closing soon, I don't know if I should fight it and get my severance... read more
One more for the list of closures. Was this one already announced or not? The Kmart at 4480 Indian Ripple Road in Beavercreek is set to close in mid-July and will begin a liquidation sale on April 27, a spokesman for the retailer’s corporate parent... read more
One in NJ, one in California, and one in Maine.
I was a former Kmart employee, who left the company four years ago. Since my departure, I had been receiving notices regarding this lawsuit ( For those of you who are not familiar, you can read it here:... read more
I work at sears and posted this over at Sears the layoff. I thought it was good news so I wanted to post it over here. Hang in there guys: So I was getting ready to take my son on our annual scouting camp out and wanted to get him a new knife. A... read more
Have either of the Manhattan Kmarts (Penn Station and / or Astor Place) begun renovations / remodels yet?
This time it is the Cambridge Kmart in Ohio. All the people from the store will be gone by April 8. Stores are falling like dominoes lately. I wonder how long before there is nothing left to fall... read more
For stores that still have the Shoes Lead and Fine Jewelry Lead what has been the trend with those positions. We are seeing that in other areas they will be changed to coordinators but what is the difference from being a lead? Also if they do not... read more
Email in store today that the cuts in the Kmarts were not satisfied and more layoffs will be coming down. If you weren't cut consider yourself lucky but do not think it's over. Within the next week expect it. No meetings this time. There will also be... read more
Are there any current or former employees, that know if K-mart is sub-leasing property? Or are they pulling out completely? I worked there a few years ago.
I think I over heard something (and could have been wrong) but I believe we don't provide Western Union service anymore at our Kmart. I remember reading that is one of signs that a Kmart being closed down is coming soon. Anyone can confirm this?
1987 Ft Myers Florida. You had to drive the parking lot over and over to find a parking spot. The inside of the store was packed with at least eight registers open if not more. This was the norm for this store and is closed now. From then to now it... read more
We were told that we will not have jobs after early April. Our store is set to close then. Is K-mart re-leasing to other tenants?
So sad this sight has nothing but lies and untrue statements. Yes the company is in dire times but to come on here and raise the stress levels of hard working associates is pure ignorance. Get a life and please keep your drama for your novel and not... read more
Does anyone have any information on the results of Tuesday's Store Managers meetings? Changes? Layoffs?
Does anyone have any information on whether it's true that there is a Kmart Store Manager meeting on Tuesday? It has been talked about on the Sears Layoff blog. Talk is that they are eliminating F/T and ASM positions this week.
http://searsholdings.com/docs/010418-store-closing-list.pdf Kmart 1 Kmart Plaza/State Hy 89 Cabot AR Early April Kmart 8701 West Mc Dowell Tolleson AZ Early April Kmart 750 West Deuce Of Clubs Show Low AZ Early April Kmart 301 Gardner Field Road Taft... read more
You can't say we will leave(not true) most of us that have been with the company for years like 20 plus will ride it out !!! We all work hard for this company and love are jobs, but it's hard to come in every day with a positive attituded and with... read more
OUR STORE'S PROPANE CAGE FOR THE FORKLIFT WAS TAKEN LAST WEEK. DOES THIS MEAN THAT WE'RE CLOSING? WE ONLY HAVE ANOTHER FULL TANK FOR THE FORKLIFT!!!
In one years time we’ve lost our pharmacy,stopped selling propane and stopped making keys. Vendors have pulled all magazines. No coke or Pepsi products being delivered, hardly anything on the selves in sporting goods.Two different groups of people... read more
Very simple. Bond matures in October 2018, meaning Eddie has to come up with billions by then. If you think he's gonna fork out billions at this stage of the game, I have a bridge to sell you in New York... read more
Only a matter of time http://www.businessinsider.com/sears-kmart-bankruptcy-talk-resurfaces-as-year-ends-2017-12
Anyone heard anything about if we reached the goal to avoid company liquidation?
Just laughed my a-- off at the snl skit. Pretty much true to from at my kmart. Oh the life of a customer service associate in this store.
Dayum. Our Kmart is down 60% in sales compared to last year. Why the drop? No print ad distributed in the area, none in the store, and none online... yep, that 45 page Thanksgiving/Black Friday ad never made it online, where corporate tells us to... read more
Been worried that my job wasn't eliminated yet. Two new supervisor positions were created, hardlines and softlines, but I'm still here..Is it based on sales, volume. Just curious how safe I am..
Black Friday last year was over a hundred waiting to get in, this year about 6. Ad s---ed, product scarce..Weekend kind of busy but nothing compares to last year. January will be the deciding factor but already heard over 140 Kmarts closing..If you... read more
https://www.thestreet.com/story/14400622/1/thestreet-black-friday-coverage-2017.html As you scroll down you see how terrible both Sears and Kmart looked this year. Says it is probably the worst it has been in about ten years...the deterioration... read more
My store closed in July. Although I'm still out of work,I am thankful to be home with my family. Miss my Kmart family,good luck this weekend!
So sad at this time of year so many Kmarts closing. Pictures of the stores, the associates.. Memories made, friendships made and pride in working in a store that was called home..Thankful that Eddie will never take away the love each and every... read more
Insiders say this is happening in February of all existing Kmarts..The whole side will be going bye bye..Sears side will not be touched which is sad..Having been in a few Sears stores lately brings the question why?? Kmart has and continues to be... read more
Some of the big firms are Hilco Global, Gordon Brothers, Tiger Capital, and Great American Group. Does anyone know if it's one of those or someone else?
During a visit with my store's QMT, he said that all stores that weren't announced to close in November, will be announced to close in February.
I live near Paducah. I heard from a Paducah realtor yesterday, that the Paducah store was closing. He did not volunteer who he heard it from. May or may not be true? Thought I would post it anyway. Goodluck to all those who work there.
So much doom and gloom. I know its hard coming in to work every day and not knowing if you have a devastating announcement. So much negativity heard every day. I have been through alot in my long years here but continue to bust my butt every day. A... read more
I'm just wondering if anyone knows if LC is concerned about all the Kmarts closing down and Sear's future in very serious doubt. I'm curious if their contract is going to be up in the near future and if they are not going to bother with them in the... read more
We just hired 6 high school kids at my Kmart store. Boy howdy, they are annoying... They constantly talk to each other, take extended breaks, watch "videos" in the bathroom, and don't bother looking for anything when doing reshop. Two of them decided... read more
Anybody else thinks that Kmart will be going the way of the dinosaurs much sooner than we thought? The way they are going with the closings, soon there'll be nothing left to close... read more