Kmart in Phenix City to close early in 2017

Kmart in Phenix City to close early in 2017

(WTVM)  - The second round of closures is underway at participating Sears and Kmart stores, including Kmart in Phenix City, located at 2003 US 280.

There are 30 Sears and Kmart stores will be closed in early 2017, first reported by Business Insider and confirmed by Howard Riefs, director of corporate communications of Sears Holdings. Most of the stores will begin liquidation sales on Jan. 6 and go out of business between late March and mid-April.

Riefs released a statement to News Leader 9, saying:

We can confirm that we are making the difficult, but necessary decision to close the Kmart store at 2003 US HWY 280 in Phenix City. The store will close to the public in mid-April. Until then, the store will remain open for customers.

In April 2016, Sears released the locations of stores that closed in September 2016.

We will continue to update Kmart and Sears closures in the Chattahoochee Valley.

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