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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

New product lines at Kmart

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

Manhattan Kmarts

Have either of the Manhattan Kmarts (Penn Station and / or Astor Place) begun renovations / remodels yet?

One more store closing

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

More layoffs

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

Paducah, KY K-mart

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.

No Western Union = Kmart shut down not far off?

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?

Pull the plug

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

Paducah, KY K-mart

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

Kmart Store Manager Meeting on Tuesday?

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.

Complete list of 64 closing Kmart stores 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
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Why can't they just be honest ???

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



Waiting it out on the east coast

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

Why Sears won't make it through 2018

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

Bankruptcy Talk resurfaces

Only a matter of time
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kmart snl skit

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.

Incompetent advertising, no sales

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

Operation managers..Assistants...

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..

The end....

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


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

Who liquidates Kmart stores?

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?

Paducah, KY K-mart

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.

Kmart...Here to stay or not...

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

Little Caesar's Deal With Kmart

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

High School Kids...

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

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