I work at the Kmart in Big Bear and I’ve been there for years. It’s sad to see that we couldn’t make it, especially in an area highly populated by seasonal tourism. It says a lot when the biggest retail store in the area (as well as surrounding) couldn’t survive. I wish all my coworkers good luck in their future endeavors and hope they find something sustainable on the mountain.
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From the sound of it, the shelves were pretty Bare even before the closing announcement :(
It's Big Bear not Bare.
Maybe Target will take over the Big Bare Kmart after they close.
Awwww, want a tissue? Kmart is obsolete. They are as relevant now as rotary phones or VCR's. Old news, they should all close now.
Ex Sears Employee. Sad to hear the news. 18 years with Sears. So sad, God Bless.
Good luck and best wishes to all of you.
Great store with strong leadership.
Best pizza crew too! Always run well. Hard working employees. Best AP in the business. On his own most of the time.
HR was always on top of her game.
Very knowledgeable. Very helpful.
SM was a legend, and icon in Kmart lore. Always on top of his game. Always did the right thing and had a strong code to work with. He commanded respect and was given it, cause he cared about everyone.
ASM is the baddest SOB you’ve ever met. With the company longer than I been alive, and I’m 42! Crazy Bill will always be awesome. He never stopped working. The man is a machine! Love that man.
Great employees all around. Lots of folks that cared. Led by strong leads like Mary, Karen, Richard, Mike, Shayna...just a wonderful crew that carried that store for years.
Always sad to hear another one is closing, as I’ve closed more stores than I want to remember. But I warned them all earlier this year...not if, but when.
Nice store and nice employees. Good luck to all of you.