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Sears, Kmart to close 80 locations in March, including some in the Tampa Bay area

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Dec 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-28 17:18:40-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Sears' decline continues to accelerate as on Friday the company announced that it will close 80 Sears and Kmart locations in March.

The announcement came on the same day that Sears faced a deadline to find a seller for the company as part of its bankruptcy. The 80 locations that will close in March is in addition to 40 locations that are scheduled to be shuttered in February.

Of the 80 locations to close, 43 are Sears stores and 37 are Kmart.

Three Tampa Bay area stores are on the new list of closings. They include:

  • Sears: 9409 US Highway 19 N Ste 101, Port Richey
  • Sears: 347 Westshore Plaza, Tampa
  • Kmart: 6126 Hwy 301, Ellenton

To see a full list of stores closing, click here.