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|November 14, 2019|
Sears closing the doors on the Inland Empire
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Riverside and San Bernardino counties have all but lost a retail icon.
• Sears is closing 96 more Sears and Kmart stores in the US by February 2020, a press release from the retailers' parent company announced Thursday.
• Included in the closures are 51 Sears and 45 Kmart stores.
• Only 182 Sears and Kmart stores will be left following these closures.
• Sears Holdings filed for bankruptcy in October 2018 but was bought out in February 2019 by Eddie Lampert, the company's former CEO. Hundreds of Sears stores have closed in the last few years.
Business Insider reported that Sears planned to close at least 122 Sears and Kmart stores by January.
The following California stores are set to close by February:
• 3755 Santa Rosalia Dr Los Angeles, CA
• 40710 Winchester Rd Temecula, CA
• 3295 E Main St Ventura, CA
• 12121 Victory Blvd N Hollywood, CA
• 1209 Plz Dr West Covina, CA
• 3636 N Blackstone Ave Fresno, CA
• 8150 La Palma Ave Buena Park, CA
• 5261 Arlington Ave Riverside, CA
• 565 Broadway Chula Vista, CA
• 100 Inland Ctr Sn Bernardino, CA
• 1178 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA
• 2180 Tully Rd San Jose, CA
• 5080 Montclair Plz Ln Montclair, CA
• 22550 Town Circle Moreno Valley, CA
• 72-880 Hwy 111 Palm Desert, CA
• 3350 Naglee Rd Tracy, CA
• 3501 S Mooney Blvd Visalia, CA
• 200 Town Ctr E Santa Maria, CA
• 14420 Bear Valley Rd Victorville, CA
Not on the closure list are Sears stores in Hemet and Rancho Cucamonga.
Story Date: November 11, 2019