The Meadville K-Mart is set to close by mid July. A liquidation sale is schedule to begin April 27. This news according to information published by Erie News Now Thursday. There are apparently no plans to relocate the store.
Earlier this year , Sears Holdings, owner of K-Mart and Sears announced it would be closing a total of 108 K-Mart stores and 42 Sears Stores. 6 of those K-Mart Stores, now 7 are in Pennsylvania. 4 Sears Stores were on the list for Pennsylvania as well.
The K Mart locations included Dubois, East Side Erie, Lancaster, Mechanicsburgh, Monroeville, Mount Pleasant and now Meadville. The Sears stores included Selinsgrove, Uniontown, Camp Hill and Hermitage. All of these stores except Meadville were expected to be closed by the end of March.
In January, Macy's announced the closing of 100 stores in the United States including Bensalem, Hermitage, Monaca, Muncy, Plymouth Meeting and Washington. These store expected to closed before summer.
The Limited, this year, closed all of its U.S. stores including Lancanster, Scranton, Wilkes Barre, Erie and Pittsburgh.