Sears, Kmart to close 63 locations across US

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.

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

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