Nearly 80 Sears and Kmart stores are about to close

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Sears Holdings is cutting a huge loss and has announced its decision to shut down 68 Kmart and 10 Sears stores this summer.

Back in February, the company had announced that it would begin shutting own stores that were no longer profitable.

In the quarter that ended January 30, Sears Holdings reported a whopping $580M loss.

Sears says that decision is the result of a "comprehensive evaluation of the company's store portfolio that took into account historical and recent store performance, and the timing of lease expirations."

Sears Holdings CEO Edward Lampert said in a statement:

"The decision to close stores is a difficult but necessary step as we take aggressive actions to strengthen our company, fund our transformation and restore Sears Holdings to profitability."

Employees from the stores that are being closed will be able to apply for positions at other Kmart and Sears stores.

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The selective Sears stores will begin liquidation sales on April 29, and the respective Kmart stores will begin the same on May 12.

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Nearly all 78 of the stores will be shut down by July, with a few staying open until late September.

Below is the complete list of stores that will be closing, organized by state:

Alabama

Sears / 700 Quintard Dr., Oxford, AL
Kmart / 5980 Chalkville Mountain, Birmingham, AL
Kmart / 1101 Beltline Road, Decatur AL
Kmart / 230 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL
Kmart / 450 Z Schillingers Road, Mobile, AL

Arizona

Kmart / 300 West Mariposa Road, Nogales, AZ

Arkansas

Sears / 600 S University Ave., Little Rock, AR

California

Kmart / 2270 East El Monte Way, Dinuba, CA
Kmart / 520 S Cherokee Lane, Lodi
Kmart / 1475 Hillman Street, Tulare
Kmart / 2785 Highway 46, Wasco

Connecticut

Kmart / 44 Providence Pike, Putnam, CT

Florida

Sears / 9501 Arlington Expy., Jacksonville, FL
Kmart / 9600 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
Kmart / 500 Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL
Kmart / 1809 Byron Butler Parkway, Perry, FL

Illinois

Kmart / 7050 S Pulaski, Chicago, IL
Kmart / 2721 N Vermillion Street, Danville, IL
Kmart / 1150 W Carl Sandburg Dr., Galesburg, IL
Kmart / 17355 Torrence Ave., Lansing, IL
Kmart / 2909 Court St., Pekin, IL
Kmart / 3840 46th Ave, Rock Island, IL

Indiana

Kmart / 3216 E Third Street, Bloomington, IN
Kmart / 3525 Grantline Rd., New Albany, IN

Kansas

Kmart / 1320 E 30th Ave., Hutchinson, KS

Kentucky

Kmart / 1809 N Dixie Hwy., Elizabethtown, KY
Kmart / 4025 Poplar Level Rd., Louisville, KY
Kmart / 3911 Taylorsville Rd., Louisville, KY
Kmart / 1581 US 68 South, Maysville, KY
Kmart / 344 North Mayo Trail, Paintsville, KY

Louisiana

Sears / 5953 W Park Ave., Houma, LA
Kmart / 2985 Cottingham Expwy., Pineville, LA

Massachussetts

Kmart / 10 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA

Michigan

Sears / 6810 Eastman Ave., Midlandm, MI
Kmart / 8171 W Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, MI
Super K* / 21111 Van Born Rd., Taylor, MI

Missouri

Kmart / 11978 St Charles Rock Rd., Bridgeton, MO
Kmart / 1930 E Kearney Street, Springfield, MO

Mississippi

Kmart / 118 Highway 72 West, Corinth, MS

Montana

Kmart / 2424 Central Ave., Billings, MT

North Carolina

Kmart / 804 N Broad Street, Brevard, NC
Kmart / 3580 East Franklin, Gastonia, NC
Kmart / 2750 Roberts Avenue, Lumberton, NC
Kmart / 10500 Centrum Parkway, Pineville, NC
Kmart / 720 Sutter Creek Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC

Nebraska

Kmart / 3001 West 12th, Hastings, NE

New York

Sears / 200 Medley Centre Parkway, Irondequoit, NY
Sears / 60 Smithfield Blvd, Plattsburgh, NY
Kmart / 838 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
Kmart / 3049 W. Ridge Rd., Rochester, NY

Ohio

Sears / 1377 Marion Waldo Rd., Marion, OH
Super K / 3315 N Ridge E., Ashtabula, OH
Kmart / 1705 North Barron Street, Eaton, OH
Kmart / 1825 North State Route 19, Fremont, OH
Kmart / 2250 Harding Hwy., Lima, OH
Super K* / 5350 Leavitt Road, Lorain, OH
Kmart / 625 West Central Avenue, Springboro, OH

Pennsylvania

Sears / 101 Clearview Cir., Butler, PA
Sears / 2500 W State St., New Castle, PA
Kmart / 2660 Constitution Blvd., Beaver Falls, PA
Kmart / 8800 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, PA
Kmart /3000 McIntyre Square Dr., Pittsburgh, PA
Kmart / 1775 S Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Kmart / 3045 Fifth Street Hwy., Reading, PA
Kmart / 99 Matthews Drive, Uniontown, PA

South Carolina

Kmart / 2209 West Dekalb, Camden, SC

South Dakota

Kmart / 1000 18th St SW, Huron, SD
Kmart / 2210 Broadway Avenue, Yankton, SD

Tennessee

Kmart / 1802 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN
Kmart / 945 McCammon Ave., Maryville, TN
Kmart / 902 S. Main Street, Sweetwater, TN

Texas

Kmart / 11330 Montwood Dr., El Paso, TX
Kmart / 1405 East Expressway 83, Mission, TX
Kmart / 210 SE Georgia Ave., Sweetwater, TX

Utah

Kmart / 1055 East Draper Pkwy., Draper, UT
Kmart / 610 West Price River Dr., Price, UT
Kmart / 1442 W 90th South, West Jordan, UT

Wisconisn

Kmart / 1275 Bell Avenue, Hartford, WI

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