Sears to Close 79 stores, Including 38 Kmarts
January 28, 2012,
Thirty-eight of the stores are Kmarts and the balance are Sears full line, hardlines or Grand/Essentials locations. The company did not say when the stores would close. The new round of closings adds to the 49 other closure announced earlier this fiscal year. At the start of the year, Sears Holdings operated 1,278 Kmart and 842 Sears stores.