Sears and K-mart have announced that over 100 Stores will be closing by the end of April and sadly, Rockford is on the closing list, liquidation sales will start on January 12th

According to a report by NBC 5, three Illinois Kmart stores are on the closing list.

    • 1321 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, IL
    • Route 149 West, West Frankfort, IL
    • 3404 Broadway Street, Mt. Vernon, IL

It was announced late in 2017 that Kmart and Sears would be closing stores in late January of 2018, but it was not known which locations would be affected.

Nationwide, 64 Kmart and 39 Sears locations are expected to close by the early part of April.

According to a statement from Sears Holdings:

Sears Holdings continues its strategic assessment of the
productivity of our Kmart and Sears store base and will
continue to right size our store footprint in number and
size.

In the process, as previously announced we will continue to
close some unprofitable stores as we transform
our business model.

The Kmart location on East State Street is not affected. in addition, Rockford area Sears locations not affected by the closures. The Sears locations set to close in Illinois include:

      • 1602 North State Route 50, Bourbonnais, IL
      • Orland Square Mall, Orland Park, IL
      • 3000 West DeYoung Street, Marion, IL

The complete list of closures can be found HERE.

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