Sears, Kmart to close 63 locations across US

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In yet another blow to the retail industry, Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced that it will close 45 Kmart stores and 18 Sears stores in late January 2018, with liquidation sales beginning as soon as Nov. 9.

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Sears Holdings has been plagued with low profits, and the move follows the closing of about 250 stores already announced this year.

Meanwhile, Sears launched a “holiday blowout” sale at both chains that began Wednesday and will last until Nov. 25, a day after Black Friday.

The dark cloud over brick-and-mortar retailers is largely due to e-commerce giants like Amazon taking over the marketplace.

A look at the latest Sears and Kmart closures:

Alabama: Two locations
Kmart - Albertville
Sears - Tuscaloosa

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Arkansas: Two locations
Sears - Fort Smith
Sears - Fayetteville

Arizona: Two locations
Kmart - Casa Grande
Sears - Mesa

Colorado: One location
Sears - Greeley

Florida: Three locations
Kmart - Clearwater, Milton, Sebring

Georgia: Five locations
Kmart - Dalton, Macon, Tifton
Sears - Lithonia, Valdosta

Idaho: One location
Kmart - Ammon

Illinois: One location
Kmart - Effingham

Kentucky: Four locations
Kmart - Frankfort, Glasgow, Henderson, Versailles

Maryland: One location
Sears - Baltimore

Massachusetts: One location
Sears - Lanesboro (Pittsfield)

Michigan: Three locations
Kmart - Battle Creek, Clinton Township, Mt Pleasant

Minnesota: One location
Kmart - Thief River Falls

Missouri: Four locations
Kmart - Independence, Poplar Bluff, Sedalia, St Louis

New Jersey:
Sears - Phillipsburg

North Carolina: One location
Kmart - Jacksonville

Ohio: Five locations
Kmart - Austintown, Cleveland, Hillsboro, Oregon, St. Marys

Pennsylvania: Seven locations
Kmart - Clarion, Moon Township / Coraopolis, Moosic, Shamokin Dam
Sears - Indiana, Pennsdale/Muncy, State College

South Dakota: One location
Kmart - Aberdeen

Tennessee: Three locations
Kmart - Cookeville, Nashville, Tullahoma

Texas: Three locations
Kmart - Texarkana
Sears - Lufkin, San Angelo

Utah: One location
Sears - Salt Lake City

Virginia: Five locations
Kmart - Abingdon, Danville, Lynchburg, Richmond
Sears - Colonial Hts

West Virginia: Three locations
Kmart - Beckley, Martinsburg, Vienna

Wyoming: One location
Sears - Cheyenne