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Kmart in Portland will close in 2018

The Sears store is at 5900 West Glades Road., in Boca Raton.

That includes 10 Kmart stores and three Sears stores in Pennsylvania. Eligible workers will be offered severance pay and the opportunity to apply for positions at other Kmart and Sears locations, the company said. But, they're also closing a store in Urbandale, Iowa.

Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy previous year, and is in the process of shuttering its business entirely.

In 2006, Sears Holdings operated more than 3,000 locations in the USA and Canada, according to CNN.

Another round of Kmart and Sears closings is slated for the coming weeks, Sears Holding Company announced.

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Sears said Thursday that liquidation sales would begin as early as next week at stores that would close.

As the rise of e-commerce spearheaded by Amazon and Walmart continues, businesses like Sears Holdings aren't keeping up. The closures were announced last November.

There are Sears locations remaining open at Castleton Square Mall and in Greenwood. The St. Clair Shores store listed 127 associates when it announced the layoffs.

The New Springville Sears store - which was significantly downsized when Primark subleased space from Sears - is not on the most recent list of closures.

Another 64 Kmart and 39 Sears stores are being closed this year as Sears Holdings continues to trim its retail properties in response to lagging sales. Red Oak's Kmart is the only store in KMAland impacted by the closings.

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