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Sears 2Q loss widens on sluggish sales

...shopping.The company, which operates Sears and Kmart, said it plans to do more cost-cutting...billionaire hedge fund investor, combined Sears and Kmart in 2005, about two years after he helped bring Kmart out of bankruptcy. But it has faced mounting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-21/sears-2q-loss-wide
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...Thursday on another sales slump, raising more concerns about the company's future.The company, which operates Sears and Kmart, said it plans to do more cost-cutting. That includes closing more stores beyond the 130 that it had announced earlier this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Rosemarie Maybee

...Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Maybee was born in Helmstedt, Germany and retired as a clerk from Kmart. She was a Lutheran and attended Bethesda Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, William Maybee (Rose Mary Rhodes...

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Back-to-school shoppers take note: Pay no tax this weekend

...State who'd already started back school."I think it'll even out," said Denise Littles, assistant store manager at Kmart in North Augusta. "They were out here at 8 o'clock this morning."At Lee's store on Bobby Jones Expressway, the sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-01/back-school
The Pinch: Kmart and Sears offering free layaway service fee

...more affordable for parents this year. Kmart and Sears are waiving their service fee during the holiday layaway season.Kmart has already started offering the promotion...free through Nov. 17, according to a Kmart spokeswoman.Previously, the fee was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2012-09-14/kmart-and-sears-offering-free-layaw
Kmart on Washington Road closing Sept. 23

Kmart on Washington Road has reached its last two weeks in business.The store...closings. Chicago-based Sears Holdings has been closing underperforming Kmart and Sears stores since last year to reduce expenses.The Washington Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-09-11/kmart-washi
Kmart and Sears offering free layaway service fee

...more affordable for parents this year. Kmart and Sears are waiving their service fee during the holiday layaway season. Kmart has already started offering the promotion...free through Nov. 17, according to a Kmart spokeswoman. Previously, the fee was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2012-09-14/kmart-a
Kmart Closing Sale

Kmart at 3830 Washington Road has reached its final weeks of business, and the store will close its doors on Sept. 23. All items in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2012-09-12/kmart-c
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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