Kmart to close 64 stores this spring, including one in Cabot

06 January, 2018, 02:00 | Author: Phil Peters
  • Kmart to close 64 stores this spring, including one in Cabot

While the Greater Lehigh Valley took some hits during Sears Holdings Inc.'s earlier closings of Kmart stores, it seems to have been spared in the latest round of closures.

Closeout sales will begin next week with all locations shuttered by May.

Kmart will continue to operate in Ceres, Oakdale and Stockton, among other locations around the nation.

The Bangor Daily News reports Sears Holdings announced Thursday it's closing its location in the Bangor Mall in April.

Charge on coffee cups to boost recycling proposed by United Kingdom lawmakers
Last night Starbucks became the first firm to break ranks, saying it would pilot a 5p charge in selected stores from next month. Sandwich chain Pret a Manger has announced that it is doubling the discount for customers who bring in reusable cups to 50p.

New Nokia 6 smartphone lands to fan fury - 'avoid this phone'
For starters, there's no home button on the front and Nokia 6 (2018) uses capacitive on-screen keys for navigation. That's with 32GB internal storage space only, while 64 gigs will set you back 1,699 yuan, or $260.

Triple talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha tomorrow, Cong to consult other parties
Meanwhile, the government urged the Congress not to press for amendments to the bill in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill will be introduced by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the upper house.

Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at the dozens of stores across the country. The Mandeville Kmart on Highway 190 is one of the stores shutting down in 2018.

"We will continue to close some unprofitable stores as we transform our business model so that our physical store footprint and our digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of our members", Sears said in a statement.

It acquired Kmart in 2003 and combined the two stores under Sears Holdings two years later.

Sears is the Berkshire Mall's only original anchor store, having opened with the mall in 1970.

Recommended:

  • Paladins gets a new 'Battle Royale' mode and the world keeps turning

    Paladins gets a new 'Battle Royale' mode and the world keeps turning

    Paladins isn't the first game to copy-pasta PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , which a year ago , took over the world of PC gaming. This new game mode is expected to arrive sometime during 2018 and as previously stated, will be added to the game at no charge.
    Hollywood women launch initiative to stop sexual harassment

    Hollywood women launch initiative to stop sexual harassment

    A request that women walking the red carpet at the Golden Globes wear black to raise awareness for the issue. Time's Up is a leaderless initiative created to help women of all industries.
    Shah Rukh Khan and Aanand L Rai begin 2ZERO18 with a bang!

    Shah Rukh Khan and Aanand L Rai begin 2ZERO18 with a bang!

    While the teaser has created a lot of Buzz among the fans, but we bet you would not have noticed Katrina Kaif in the teaser. If you take a closer look at the Shah Rukh Khan's character you will notice the face of Katrina Kaif imprinted on his coat.
  • Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

    Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

    The Etowah County Arson Task Force confirmed it is investigating the blaze in Gadsen and speaking to a person of interest. At the start of the meeting, Moore remarked on how "pretty" she was and made her feel uncomfortable, she said.

    The final season of Game of Thrones will arrive in 2019

    However, season 7 bucked that trend, premiering last summer after the production was delayed to take advantage of icier weather. However they've now officially announced that it'll be 2019 for the eighth and final season, which is only six episodes long.
    Woman sexually assaulted during Spirit flight from Las Vegas to Detroit

    Woman sexually assaulted during Spirit flight from Las Vegas to Detroit

    The court filing stated that Ramamoorthy also admitted that he "unzipped the woman's trousers part-way and put his finger inside". The miscreant was seated in the middle seat next to his wife, with 22-year-old victim seated in the window seat.
  • Khloe Kardashian says she's not marrying Tristan Thompson anytime soon

    Khloe Kardashian says she's not marrying Tristan Thompson anytime soon

    Another excitably added: "Knew it!" Sample comments: "kimberly where is pregnant kylie? don't play". Now, it seems the answer might have been accidentally revealed by The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
    A unique phenomenon that humans will be able to observe

    A unique phenomenon that humans will be able to observe "blood moon"

    The moon is going to be a spectacular sight on January 31. "But it's another great chance to watch the moon". The wolf moon glows behind a dog-shaped lantern in Dalian, Liaoning province, China , on January 1.
    National Weather Service: Snow is in the forecast

    National Weather Service: Snow is in the forecast

    The National Weather Service says it was the coldest New Year's Day on record in Chicago with a high of 1 degree (-17 Celsius). The cold was blamed for the deaths of two men in separate incidents in Milwaukee, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .
  • What you need to know: The lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak

    In the USA , seventeen illnesses across 13 states have been connected to the outbreak. A similar outbreak in Canada was traced to romaine lettuce .
    PM Modi says cleanliness survey to begin on January 4

    PM Modi says cleanliness survey to begin on January 4

    On January 26, the arrival of great leaders of 10 nations of the world as a unit is a matter of pride for all Indians". Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the youth of the nation to contribute in the making of a New India.
    Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw

    Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw

    In two days, we have another game (at home to Watford). "Here are now more strong teams, a lot of competitions, a lot of games". It is all "ifs" right now, but the chasing pack did not even have those to cling to before the Crystal Palace game.


Popular

First estimate pegs GDP growth rate at 6.5% for FY2017-18
Farm output is expected to slow to 2.1 per cent from 4.9 per cent. Services are forecast to grow 7.6% up from 6.9% previous year . Construction will see a slight pickup to 3.6% from 1.7%.

Helena Bonham Carter poised to take on Princess Margaret in The Crown
The Crown's first two seasons followed her complicated love life and eventual marriage to photographer Anthony Armstrong-Jones. Variety are reporting that Bonham Carter is all but confirmed to take up the royal mantle but she has yet to confirm anything.

U.S. to Withhold All Security Assistance to Pakistan
But it could end up backfiring by diminishing the cooperation between the USA and Pakistan to combat terror groups in the region. Conditions for the country's religious minorities, including Hindus, Christians and Ahmadis , are widely considered poor.

LG Announces the HU80KA 4K UHD Projector - CES 2018
In fact, LG claims the ease with which the HU80KA projector can be used and installed happens to be the biggest USP of the device. Considering the LG Full HD projectors top out at 2,000 lumens that's an impressive jump up for this beast of a unit.

Everton's Ross Barkley set to join Antonio Conte's Chelsea for £15 million
Barkley fell out of favour under former Everton boss Ronald Koeman following his refusal to sign a new contract last season.

Mariah Carey Comes Back Strong for 2018 NYE Performance
When it seemed, there was no tea to be found she continued: "Oh this is a disaster, well we're just going to have to rough it". In a freaky discussion before she started, Mariah lamented the fact that there was no hot tea for her drink on stage.

Bournemouth rally to draw 2-2 with Brighton
Bournemouth have had a hard season, but have righted the ship a bit recently with points in their last two Premier League matches. The result left both teams hovering above the relegation zone.

Samsung trademarks Dex Pad in Europe, possibly for Galaxy S9
The Galaxy On Nxt is powered by the dated Android Marshmallow and offers a 13 MP primary camera and an 8 MP selfie snapper. It is known that Apple may achieve this goal by embedding the Touch ID sensor underneath the 2018 iPhone X's display.

Bronx apartment fire leaves 16 injured
The fire is believed to have started in the Beverly Hills Furniture store on the street level of the four-floor building. The incident took place on Thursday night and has been termed as the deadliest fire to hit NY in more than 25 years.

Fromer Sabres Captain Brian Gionta headlines US Olympic Team
Gionta, the former Buffalo Sabres captain from Rochester, will be joined on the men's team by Sabres prospect Will Borgen . Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team will be one of 12 teams competing at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.