NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. will be closing over 100 more stores as the struggling department store chain tries to turn around its business.
The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company says that includes 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores that will be shuttered between early March and early April.READ MORE: Student And Staff Data From Area School District Were Dumped On The Dark Web, And Parents And Staffers Had No Clue
The closing sites include two Sears stores in the Chicago area: Orland Park and Bourbonnais.
Liquidation sales will begin as soon as next Friday at the stores.
A Sears spokesman said Thursday the number of workers affected was not available. The majority of the jobs are part-time positions, Sears said.READ MORE: Sundling Junior High, 17 Other Illinois Schools Win National Blue Ribbons
The move comes in addition to closing about 250 stores announced last year.
Sears has been selling off some its real estate and brands as it tries to raise cash.
Earlier Thursday, Macy’s Inc. announced it was closing 11 stores early this year.
A complete list of the latest closings can be found here.MORE NEWS: Mayor Lori Lightfoot 'Disappointed' In CPS Struggles With COVID Testing, Contact Tracing
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