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Shoppers still look to layaway for holiday purchases

...her holiday purchases.Hayes stopped by Kmart on Gordon Highway last week to pick up toys...offered by many national retailers such as Kmart.The service gives shoppers, including...holidays, she also will take advantage of Kmart's year-round layaway service for her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-12/shoppers-st
These retailers could use some holiday cheer

...Illinois-based company, which operates Kmart and Sears, has been struggling for years...now chairman and CEO, combined Sears and Kmart in 2005, about two years after he helped bring Kmart out of bankruptcy. But that merger hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/these-retailers-could-use-
Georgia-Carolina Bancshares shareholders approve acquisition by State Bank Financial Corp.

...Thomson, First Bank expanded into Augusta with a branch in the Daniel Village shopping center and another on Washington Road near Kmart in the late 1990s. From 2001 to 2005, three more branches were added, one becoming the bank's main office on Wheeler Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/georgia-car
Man, 52, stole cash from Augusta Kmart, deputies say

...from an Augusta store Saturday, deputies say.About 8:15 a.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the Kmart store at 1647 Gordon Highway in reference to a theft, according to a statement from the department.Deputies learned that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-25/man-52-stole-cash-augu
Sears 3Q loss widens as retailer reshapes itself

...Illinois-based company, which operates Kmart and Sears, said it has raised $2.2 billion...around the company.Lampert combined Sears and Kmart in 2005, about two years after he helped bring Kmart out of bankruptcy. But the combination has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/sears-3q-loss-widens-retai
Augusta-area store opening times for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

THURSDAY6 A.M.? Kmart: 310 E. MartintownRoad, North Augusta7 A.M.? Big Lots: 3232 Wrightsboro Road; 2708 Peach Orchard Road; 526 N. Belair Road; 406...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/augusta-area-store-opening
Black Friday crowds lighter at many local stores

...shopping day of the holiday season, is now getting a chunk taken out by retailers choosing to open early on Thanksgiving. Kmart opened as early as 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving this year, while dozens of other national retailers welcomed customers in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/black-frida
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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