NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2

Local

Sears Announces Closure Of 79 Stores, Including 2 In NH

View Comments
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

BOSTON (CBS) – Two outlet stores in New Hampshire are among the first 79 Sears and Kmart stores to close after lower-than-expected holiday sales.

View: Full List Of Stores To Be Closed, For Now

“Grant/Essentials” Sears stores in Nashua and Keene will close at some point, the company announced Thursday.

Sears didn’t list the number of employees that would be affected, but did say each store set to close employs between 40 and 80 people.

No Massachusetts stores were included in the first round of store cuts.

Sears plans to close 21-41 more stores nationwide.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,024 other followers