Sears

Hamburg, N.Y. (WBEN) - The last Sears store in Western New York will soon close its doors. The company that owns Sears and Kmart, Transformco, announced Thursday that it is closing 96 stores. The Sears at McKinley Mall in Hamburg is closing. It is one of the last anchor tenants at the mall...
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Tom Puckett
October 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) Three KMart and one Sears store in WNY will be closing their doors as part of the bankruptcy filing by Sears. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, with plans to shutter 142 unprofitable stores in the hopes that it can stay in business. KMart stores in...
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Tom Puckett
September 25, 2018 - 2:44 pm
Williamsville, NY (WBEN) And then there was one. Sears is shuttering its store at the Eastern Hills Mall at the end of the year, leaving McKinley Mall as the only local store left. A total of 40 employees will be affected. The closure date is set for after Christmas. The Sears website posts...
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Tom Puckett
June 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With retail giants like Bon-Ton, Sears and Toys R Us soon shuttering locations, there are questions about what will happen to the vancat buildings. One realtor predicts there's nothing to worry about. "One man's loss can be a gain for another person where they can continue with...
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NEW YORK (AP/WBEN) - Sears is closing another 72 stores after reporting a first-quarter losses and plunging sales. The struggling retailer said Thursday that it has identified about 100 stores that are no longer turning profits, and 72 of those locations will be shuttered soon. Sears Holdings Corp...
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Tom Puckett
May 07, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) The latest Sears closures include a location in Western New York. The Summit Park Mall store will soon close. "We have been strategically and aggressively evaluating our store space and productivity, and have accelerated the closing of unprofitable stores as previously...
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Richard Root
December 05, 2017 - 4:14 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The oldest operational mall in the area has been sold. The Boulevard Mall on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst had been up for sale since July of 2016. The sale is a bit more complex than a standard commercial transaction and nothing significant is likely to happen to the mall...
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