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Peru Kmart among new list of stores scheduled to close

Posted by wlpo on February 23, 2012

For people that hate shopping at Walmart, the Peru Kmart has been alternative.  But the store’s days are number.  Employees were told Thursday that the store would close in June.

Kim Freely with Sears Holdings Corporation says the store will begin liquidation in mid March.

It’s one of five Kmarts in Illinois scheduled to close.  Sears Holdings announced the closures of Kmarts nationwide earlier this year and more recently employee cuts at their headquarters in Hoffman Estates.  This despite have recently receive a large tax break from the state.

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