Kmart Layoffs

Comment! It's anonymous! Post information you know, rumors you heard, your experiences, or contribute to the discussion by answering or asking about layoffs at Kmart. The comment form is located near the bottom of the page.

Topics regarding layoffs at Kmart

Employees paid with penny merchandise

Is it okay for managers to pay employees with penny merchandise? I’ve noticed that one employee who was fired is back working, but a manager said she was being paid “under the table” with the penny merchandise.

Severance pay?

Question my store Kmart close on September 2, 2018 all full timer got severance pay package. Now they telling us that due to chapter 11 we will no longer get our severance pay. Can they do this? October 15th was our last paycheck. We still got 6 or 7... read more

Emails tonight?

So I go check email while ending day tonight, we no longer sell black heart gift cards effective immediately( only Kmart and sears gift cards) and just got another email saying our trucks may be rescheduled and changed in the near future? Anyone... read more

Kmart management in full damage control.

So was just to by my manager that the whole bankruptcy news is "fake news". Apparently every Kmart had an emergency meeting about this and that everything is fine. Lol. What a joke. We all know the truth.

It's finally over Sears hires advisers for bankruptcy filing ahead of debt payment: WSJ 2 MIN READ (Reuters) -... read more
by | Post ID: @VzbB0mq
166 views | no replies

Lease fraud

Any other Kmart stores dealing with leasing fraudsters? For the last couple months, we have groups of people coming in and max-ing out their lease amounts. They turn around and sell the items on Facebook marketplace and default on the lease. I guess... read more

Pinole Kmart Closing

Saw the banner today, here in Pinole. It's over. It was a good Kmart store and I am not sure why they are closing. I work for AT&T and we have a board here so I thought I may want to share here as some people do not know about this. There is probably... read more

Will any Kmart stores survive?

What do you think? Will any Kmart stores survive half a billion losses or are we about to go the way of dinosaurs? I know there's still quite a few stores to go, but I think Eddie will focus on Sears rather than Kmart in the last months or years of... read more

Congrats! We’re a bottom 20 store!

Was using the RES Computer and one of the managers left his email open. Due to our inventory results, we’re being listed as a “Bottom 20” store. Store manager has to make an action plan and present to DM and APP Manager. Looks like he may placed on a... read more

Kmart closing list

Kmart 935 Sweetwater Road Spring Valley CA Kmart 1075 Shaw Avenue Clovis CA Kmart 3625 East 18th Street Antioch CA Kmart 6310 W 3rd Street Los Angeles CA Kmart 589 Bridgeport Avenue M---ord CT Kmart 301 College Square Newark DE Kmart 3231 Chicago... read more

How are pharmacies doing?

After year's mass closure of pharmacies, how are the remaining ones doing? Our store is only down 6% to last year, but we recently acquired a nursing home contract and we've had a decent turnaround... Hell, they are thinking of adding a pharmacy... read more
by | Post ID: @UikM2cq
365 views | no replies


It's obvious more post on Sears layoffs than Kmart's because Sears has more dire need than Kmart. Kmart is doing so much better than Sears. Kmart strong here!!!


Post kmart ap layoffs here

Who runs Kmart Australia?

I just read that Kmart Australia is doing amazingly well, and that it is planning to open 8 to 10 new stores a year for the next several years. Who runs Kmart Australia? It has to be a completely separate entity from the US operation, right? I'll... read more

15 Kmart stores closing

Kmart 910 North China Lake Blvd Ridgecrest CA Kmart 9881 W 58Th Avenue Arvada CO Kmart 5400 E Busch Blvd Tampa FL Kmart 4303 Nawiliwili Road Lihue HI Kmart 2535 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines IA Kmart 5909 E State Street Rockford IL Kmart 4070 Ryan Street... read more

How many Kmart stores will be among the 72?

I wonder how many Kmart stores will be among the newly announced 72 to close. I'm sure some of it will be in there, but something tells me this will be primarily an unprofitable Sears stores culling. I just wish they would post the list already and... read more

Kmart in Laramie is the latest victim

It continues... “We are making the difficult, but necessary decision to close the Kmart store at 750 N. Third Street in Laramie,” Sears Holdings Corporate Communications Director Howard Riefs writes in an email. “The store will close to the public in... read more

One down, only one to go

Looks like Hawaii is losing one of its two Kmarts. A liquidation sale at the Kailua-Kona Kmart will begin Thursday in advance of its closure planned for early August, the store’s parent company announced Friday... read more
by | Post ID: @TaXFT18
288 views | no replies


Word out is a lot of scheduled inventories are being cancelled. Looks like a sign that the Kmart side is soon done.

NJ stores getting the ax

Heard today three more New Jersey stores will get the ax by the end of third quarter. What news does everyone have?

Kmart should be taking over Sears stores

Kmart has great products, prices, and brand awareness. Kmart should be taking over and expanding into the Sears locations which are often in better shape . Kmart is a great discounter, a general merchandise store that offers everything Target and... read more

Another one bites the dust...

The Big Kmart store in Brandon is calling it quits by late June, with layoffs slated to start on June 17. It's really sad to see that the list just keeps getting longer and longer, with no indication of slowing down any time soon... read more
by | Post ID: @SyShXHd
426 views | no replies


An email was left on the print with dates for inventory. Most of the stores within our district (Ohio/WV/Kentucky) are slotted for a late May through early June inventory date. However, our store and 3 others, are slotted for late August dates. Our... read more

Deal Flash

What is really up with all the deal flash product flooding our Kmart? From food, chemicals and pet food. A lot of product from super value and Essential. Just keeps coming in. Are we headed to be a Dollar General?


How long does it typically take to receive your severance and vacation pay out?

Kmart in Beavercreek, Ohio closing

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

Start a new thread - post a news comment, question or message: