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Big retailers feel pressure on Confederate flag merchandise

...flag merchandise from its website as did the online retailer eBay. Sears does not sell Confederate merchandise inside Sears or Kmart stores.The announcements follow that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which said that it would remove all Confederate-themed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/big-retailers-feel-pressur
New Augusta public transit chief 'excited' about job

...spent two hours Friday taking popular Route 6 through downtown and south Augusta to the transfer stop by the Deans Bridge Road Kmart, and back again."It went outstanding ? that was the first of many rides for me," he said. "I had an enjoyable ride...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-30/new-augusta-public-trans
Kmart denies North Augusta closure; commission OKs plan to redevelop site

Hours after Kmart officials denied "unsubstantiated rumors...314 E. Martintown Road by replacing the Kmart with at least four new retailers. Toronto-based...director, Scott Sterling.A statement from a Kmart spokesman earlier in the day denied the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-19/kmart-denie
Sears 1Q loss narrows but sales slump continues

...235 properties, most of them Sears and Kmart stores, to the REIT. The company expects...The chain closed more than 200 Sears and Kmart stores in 2014.In April Sears struck...lawn and garden and Sears Auto Centers. Kmart had weaker sales of consumer electronics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/sears-1q-loss-narrows-sale
North Augusta could lose Kmart, gain new retailers

...Martintown Road by replacing an existing Kmart with at least four new retailers. The...replacing the 110,000-square-foot Kmart space. An additional 2,000-square-foot...When reached by phone, North Augusta Kmart manager Michael Sosby said he could not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-18/north-augus
Area Kmart stores survive

Kmart Corp.'s four stores in the Augusta-Aiken...closures, the company announced today. Kmart will close 284 underperforming stores nationwide...Silver Bluff Road. A company spokesman said Kmart will continue to evaluate these stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/08/met_337381.shtml
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Kmart files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- Kmart Corp., known for its BlueLight Special...shelter from creditors under Chapter 11. Kmart has struggled in the fiercely competitive...weeks lowered their credit ratings for Kmart. The filing comes a day after a major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/23/bus_334395.shtml
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Kmart files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- Kmart Corp., known for its BlueLight Special...shelter from creditors under Chapter 11. Kmart has struggled in the fiercely competitive...weeks lowered their credit ratings for Kmart. The filing comes a day after a major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/22/met_334239.shtml
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Kmart to close Aiken store

DETROIT -- Kmart Corp. will close 326 stores and cut 30...April 30, the retailer said Tuesday. The Kmart in Aiken, S.C., is one of the stores...Rico, are subject to court approval. Kmart is scheduled to appear in U.S. Bankruptcy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/15/bus_364353.shtml
Business
Kmart struggles to survive, as competitors gain ground

...light bulbs and other basics at her local Kmart, while driving 30 minutes to Target for...after a trip to buy picture frames at Kmart turned out to be an exercise in futility. She hasn't gone back. "When I was at Kmart, there was clutter everywhere. The merchandise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/25/bus_340774.shtml
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