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K-Mart Closings, Anyone watch NY CBS 2 News at Noon Today?


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#1 of 18 OFFLINE   DeathStar1

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Posted March 08 2002 - 05:00 AM

I missed it, after flipping through the channels during the commercials. But CBS 2 had a list of Kmarts that where closing down in the NJ/NY area. I'm hoping that the one in Wayne will close down, and that we'll get a Best Buy to replace it instead. More than likley if that happens, the Pathmark that closed down next to it will be demolished, and an extension to the KMart will be built for a Best Buy..

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Posted March 08 2002 - 05:34 AM

I haven't been to the K-Mart in Wayne in a long time, whenever I went there there would be a HUGE-ASS© Line.
There's already a BestBuys in W. Paterson, not that far from the Kmart in Wayne. That Pathmark that's in there must do alot of business though cause the other grocery store there is Kings, which is generally pricey. Shop Rite is down the road though...

I think Kmart was supposed to announce the stores on Monday, no?

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Posted March 08 2002 - 07:58 AM

The 284 Kmart stores announced for closure:

3356 Big Kmart 1767 Hwy. 31 S. Birmingham AL
3528 Big Kmart 1100 Inverness Corners Birmingham AL
3930 Big Kmart 6500 Aaron Aronov Dr. Fairfield AL
3849 Big Kmart 10004 H Memorial Pkwy. SW Huntsville AL
4836 Big Kmart 402 US Hwy. 231 South Ozark AL
7336 Big Kmart 3001 Pelham Parkway Pelham AL
9717 Big Kmart 2103 Junction City Rd. El Dorad. Chandler AZ
9784 Big Kmart 50 W. 16th Street Douglas AZ
4711 Big Kmart 500 West Forest Meadows Flagstaff AZ
3918 Big Kmart 5050 East Ray Road Phoenix AZ
7633 Big Kmart 1987 Thatcher Blvd. Safford AZ
7385 Big Kmart 10220 90th Street Scottsdale AZ
3362 Big Kmart 233 East Compton Blvd. Compton CA
3986 Big Kmart 520 Hwy. 101 North Crescent City CA
7497 Big Kmart 2398 Jamacha El Cajon CA
4806 Big Kmart 1013 Riley Folsom CA
4829 Big Kmart 16111 Harbor Boulevard Fountain Valley CA
3915 Big Kmart 4987 East Kings Canyon Fresno CA
3974 Super K 4080 W. Shaw Fresno CA
7379 Big Kmart 1050 W. Olive Ave. Fresno CA
7609 Big Kmart 26655 Highland Ave. Highland CA
3334 Big Kmart 1600 East Foothill Blvd. La Verne CA
4239 Big Kmart 11507 S. Western Ave. Los Angeles CA
4811 Big Kmart 397 W. Los Angeles Ave. Moorpark CA
4843 Big Kmart 39626 10th Street Palmdale CA
3565 Big Kmart 6100 Mack Road Sacramento CA
7638 Big Kmart 7908 Mission Gorge Road Santee CA
7714 Big Kmart 6433 Fallbrook Avenue West Hill CA
7082 Big Kmart 6460 S. 85 87 Highway Fountain CO
3892 Big Kmart 1645 South Boulder Road Louisville CO
7538 Big Kmart 10901 S. Parker Road Parker CO
9410 Big Kmart 121 Farmington Avenue Bristol CT
4418 Big Kmart 410 Queen Street Southington CT
7556 Big Kmart 3597 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach FL
7604 Big Kmart 761 East Highway 98 Destin FL
7389 Big Kmart 1942 Hwy A1A Indian Harbor Beach FL
7568 Big Kmart 1970 State Road 60 East Lake Wales FL
7231 Big Kmart 1715 North Citrus Blvd. Leesburg FL
7901 Big Kmart 1525 S. Ohio Ave. Live Oak FL
3762 Big Kmart 4747 Highway 90 East Marianna FL
7150 Kmart 11905 SW 152nd St. Miami FL
7263 Big Kmart 27455 S. Federal Hwy. Naranja FL
3603 Big Kmart 4134 Little Rd. New Port Richey FL
9289 Big Kmart 2780 Hwy 441 South Okeechobee FL
3746 Big Kmart 12151 East Colonial Dr. Orlando FL
3734 Big Kmart 160 Malabar SW Suite 101 Palm Bay FL
3906 Big Kmart 9022 US Highway 1 South Port St. Lucie FL
3626 Big Kmart 3941 Tamiami Tr Unit 1111 Punta Gorda FL
7628 Big Kmart 12610 W Sunrise Blvd. Sunrise FL
3099 Big Kmart 2975 Headland Drive SW Atlanta GA
3166 Big Kmart 3753 Austell Rd SW Austell GA
3947 Big Kmart Ste. 400 Mall Boulevard Brunswick GA
9569 Big Kmart 1485 Hwy 138 SE Conyers GA
3940 Big Kmart 2395 Wesley Chapel Rd. Decatur GA
9627 Big Kmart 521 Oglethorpe Ave. Hinesville GA
3702 Big Kmart 1200 Barrett Pky NW Kennesaw GA
4759 Big Kmart 1794 North Main Street Lafayette GA
3674 Big Kmart 665 Duluth Highway Lawrenceville GA
3854 Big Kmart 3605 Sandy Plains Road Marietta GA
3867 Big Kmart 1355 Sam Nunn Blvd. Perry GA
3487 Big Kmart 606 Holcomb Bridge Road Roswell GA
3673 Big Kmart 3205 A South Cobb Dr Smyrna GA
3629 Big Kmart 3879 Hwy 138 South East Stockbridge GA
4434 Big Kmart 1800 Lincolnway Clinton IA
7261 Big Kmart 5049 NE 14th Street Des Moines IA
3049 Big Kmart 3126 Fifth Ave. South Fort Dodge IA
7603 Big Kmart 900 11th Street SW Spencer IA
4879 Big Kmart 701 N. Overland Burley ID
7668 Big Kmart 2800 American Legion Blvd. Mountain Home ID
4386 Big Kmart 990 West Algonquin Rd. Arlington Heights IL
9373 Big Kmart 1250 North Lake Street Aurora IL
3599 Big Kmart 257 North Weber Road Bolingbrook IL
9340 Big Kmart 5510 River Oaks West Calumet City IL
7244 Big Kmart PO Box 1246 Centralia IL
9357 Big Kmart 4433 South Pulaski Road Chicago IL
9375 Big Kmart 2050 West Peterson Chicago IL
9349 Big Kmart 140 Countryside Plaza Countryside IL
3309 Big Kmart 1920 Mt. Zion Rd. Decatur IL
3508 Big Kmart 2120 Troy Road Edwardsville IL
9368 Big Kmart 2100 South Randall Road Geneva IL
7473 Big Kmart 225 S. Rand Rod Lake Zurich IL
4801 Big Kmart 100 Dettro Drive Mattoon IL
9362 Big Kmart 8500 West Golf Road Niles IL
9092 Big Kmart 520 E. Jasper Paris IL
7305 Big Kmart 2601 N Main Street Rockford IL
4822 Big Kmart 2550 W. Schaumburg Rd. Schaumburg IL
7073 Big Kmart 2700 De Kalb Ave. Sycamore IL
7913 Super K 413 N. Milwaukee Ave. Vernon Hills IL
4228 Big Kmart 780 W. Dundee Rd. Wheeling IL
4823 Big Kmart 7400 Woodward Ave. Woodbridge IL
7631 Big Kmart 2008 North Wayne Street Angola IN
4249 Big Kmart 3501 S. Main Street Elkhart IN
3349 Big Kmart 3802 Illinois Road Fort Wayne IN
3637 Big Kmart 7667 South Shelby Street Indianapolis IN
9352 Big Kmart 6063 Broadway Merrilville IN
9014 Big Kmart Highway 62 East Mt. Vernon IN
3248 Big Kmart 4850 Western Ave. W. South Bend IN
3813 Big Kmart 1601 West 1st Street Newton KS
3236 Big Kmart 240 East 29th Street Topeka KS
3446 Big Kmart 10699 US Rte 60 Suite 550 Ashland KY
4077 Big Kmart 130 New Circle Rd NW Lexington KY
7237 Big Kmart 2909 Richmond Rd. Lexington KY
9566 Big Kmart 1109 Paris Road Mayfield KY
9783 Big Kmart 4 Middlesboro Mall Middleboro KY
7280 Big Kmart 330 Southside Mall South Williamson KY
3652 Big Kmart 6900 Siegen Lane Baton Rouge LA
9796 Big Kmart 13982 West Main Street Cut Off LA
7599 Big Kmart 2714 W. Thomas Street Hammond LA
3770 Big Kmart 108 West Airline Hwy La Place LA
7350 Big Kmart 124 James Comeaux Road Lafayette LA
7386 Big Kmart 5990 Lapalco Blvd. Marrero LA
3936 Big Kmart 305 S. Cities Service Hwy Sulphur LA
7910 Big Kmart 1657 Saint Mary St. Thibodaux LA
3098 Big Kmart 139 Endicott St Danvers MA
7238 Big Kmart 367 Russell Street, Ste. C. Hadley MA
4703 Big Kmart 80 Main Street North Adams MA
9412 Big Kmart 227 Highland Avenue Salem MA
7507 Big Kmart 979 Beards Hill Road Aberdeen MD
3794 Big Kmart 6405 Dobbin Road Columbia MD
3465 Big Kmart 3101 Donnell Drive Forestville MD
7240 Big Kmart Winchester Road La Vale MD
3799 Big Kmart 14200 Baltimore Ave. Laurel MD
3509 Big Kmart 8725 Liberty Road Randallstown MD
7200 Big Kmart 3297 Plazaway Waldorf MD
9288 Big Kmart 1450 North Eaton Albion MI
3496 Big Kmart 5500 Beckley Rd Battle Creek MI
3421 Big Kmart 1950 Pipestone Road Benton Harbor MI
9709 Big Kmart 1658 Lansing Road Charlotte MI
9003 Big Kmart 370 E. Chicago Coldwater MI
3139 Big Kmart 1377 W. Center Ave. Rd. Essexville MI
3069 Big Kmart G 4100 W. Pierson Road Flint MI
9583 Big Kmart Highway M 26 Houghton MI
3344 Big Kmart 3800 28th St. S.E. Kentwood MI
4256 Big Kmart 5625 W. Saginaw Hwy. Lansing MI
4352 Big Kmart 30255 Plymouth Road Livonia MI
3843 Big Kmart 4460 West US 10 Ludington MI
3000 Big Kmart 3000 US Hwy 41 W. Marquette MI
3181 Big Kmart 2707 S 11th Street Niles MI
3537 Big Kmart 43825 West Oaks Drive Novi MI
7337 Big Kmart 1227 M-89 Plainwell MI
4393 Big Kmart 11100 Telegraph Road Taylor MI
3950 Big Kmart 1320 Broadway Street Three Rivers MI
7559 Big Kmart 7575 West 153rd Street Apple Valley MN
3042 Big Kmart 4747 Central Ave. NE Columbia Heights MN
3952 Big Kmart 4850 228th Street N Forest Lake MN
9588 Big Kmart 990 W. 41st Street Hibbing MN
9659 Big Kmart 1090 Highway 15 South Hutchinson MN
7704 Big Kmart 1940 Adams Street Mankato MN
9345 Big Kmart 4820 North Oak Trafficway Gladstone MO
7502 Big Kmart 1110 South Main Sikeston MO
9344 Big Kmart 3979 Bogey Road St. Peters MO
7052 Big Kmart 10541 D'Iberville Blvd. Biloxi MS
9544 Big Kmart 2525 Highway 90 W Gautier MS
4930 Super K 4501 Hardy Street Hattiesburg MS
4853 Big Kmart 2139 Highway 15 North Laurel MS
3872 Big Kmart 3943 Denny Avenue Pascagoula MS
3900 Big Kmart 3408 Pemberton Sq. Blvd. Vicksburg MS
3622 Big Kmart 2376 Main Street Billings MT
9747 Big Kmart 1330 E. Dixie Drive Asheboro NC
4901 Super K 2401 North Sardis Road Charlotte NC
3294 Big Kmart 2005 E. Cone Blvd. Greensboro NC
3658 Big Kmart 1090 South Main Street Kemersville NC
9688 Big Kmart 3156 ML King Jr. Boulevard New Bern NC
9656 Big Kmart 150 Becker Village Mall Roanoke Rapids NC
9667 Big Kmart 606 W. 15th Street Washington NC
4950 Super K 5601 University Pkwy Winston-Salem NC
7365 Big Kmart 2317 N Sixth Street Beatrice NE
3006 Big Kmart 12303 West Center Rd. Omaha NE
3087 Big Kmart 1525 South Willow Street Manchester NH
7097 Big Kmart Hackettstown Hall Hackettstown NJ
7519 Big Kmart 280 Rt 9 North Morganville NJ
3787 Big Kmart 1200 Hwy 22 Suite 800 Phillipsburg NJ
3259 Big Kmart 3371 Brunswick Pike Trenton NJ
9170 Big Kmart 2320 W. Pierce Street Carlsbad NM
7015 Big Kmart 2001 Prince Street Clovis NM
3694 Big Kmart 998 Broadway Buffalo NY
4788 Big Kmart 3901 Vineyard Drive Dunkirk NY
9425 Big Kmart 258-01 Union Turnpike Glen Oaks NY
7144 Big Kmart 5770 S. Transit Rd. Lockport NY
9417 Big Kmart 847 Pelham Parkway Pelham Manor NY
7664 Big Kmart 5949 Taberg Road Rome NY
7581 Big Kmart 79 Weibel Ave. Saratoga Springs NY
3937 Big Kmart 77 Green Acres Road South Valley Stream NY
3008 Big Kmart 8150 Transit Road Williamsville NY
9502 Big Kmart 2300 Claremount Avenue Ashland OH
7190 Big Kmart 1111 South Main Street Bowling Green OH
3687 Big Kmart 6801 Broadway SE Cleveland OH
3261 Big Kmart 3463 S. High Street Columbus OH
3290 Big Kmart 3800 W. Broad Street Columbus OH
3756 Big Kmart 1416 Hamilton Richmond Rd. Hamilton OH
3536 Big Kmart 500 E. Aurora Macedonia OH
4991 Super K 5500 Warrenville Ctr. Road Maple Heights OH
4954 Super K 611 Bluebell Drive NW New Philadelphia OH
9585 Big Kmart 870 W. Market Street Tiffin OH
9367 Big Kmart 2501 South Broadway Street Edmond OK
9365 Big Kmart 5701 East Reno Avenue Midwest City OK
9449 Big Kmart 2905 NW 36th Street Oklahoma City OK
9364 Big Kmart 7401 South Shields Blvd. Oklahoma City OK
9398 Big Kmart 8315 North Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City OK
4778 Big Kmart 2608 North 14th Street Ponca City OK
3717 Big Kmart 8314 E 71st Street South Tulsa OK
9530 Big Kmart 850 Southgate Pendleton OR
9158 Big Kmart 1389 New Berwick Highway Bloomsburg PA
3564 Big Kmart Wolf Run River Rd R D 2 Clearfield PA
7417 Big Kmart Cranberry Mall Cranberry Township PA
9234 Big Kmart 3332 Wilmington Road New Castle PA
9421 Big Kmart 101 E Olney Avenue Philadelphia PA
3827 Big Kmart 5410 Perkiomen Avenue Reading PA
3048 Big Kmart 100 Valley Vista Drive State College PA
7125 Big Kmart 2280 Sans Souci Pkwy Wilkes Barre PA
9422 Big Kmart 1000 Easton Road Wyncote PA
9787 Kmart State Rd. 908 Humacao PR
4468 Big Kmart 1386 Atwood Avenue Johnston RI
4738 Big Kmart 1291 Folly Road Charleston SC
3965 Big Kmart 2425 Laurens Road Greenville SC
7462 Big Kmart 1326 W Wade Hampton Blvd Greer SC
9652 Big Kmart 10177 N Kings Highway Myrtle Beach SC
3875 Big Kmart 621 Fairview Road Simpsonville SC
9379 Big Kmart 1935 East Main Street Spartanburg SC
9694 Big Kmart 825 Nashville Pike Gallatin TN
9757 Big Kmart PO Box 1209 Harriman TN
9634 Big Kmart 1410 Sparta Street McMinnville TN
3297 Big Kmart 3710 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville TN
3782 Big Kmart 2106 Memorial Blvd. Springfield TN
9327 Big Kmart 111 Central Expressway N Allen TX
4885 Big Kmart 3730 Beltline Road Addison TX
3772 Big Kmart 13749 N US HY 183 Ste 100 Austin TX
7511 Big Kmart 6715 IH 35 South Austin TX
9607Big Kmart 224 Borger Shopping Plaza Borger TX
7286 Big Kmart 3050 N. Josey Lane Carrollton TX
3636 Big Kmart 4701 Colleyville Blvd. Colleyville TX
4908 Super K 5001 S. Pade Island Dr Corpus Christi TX
3718 Big Kmart 6000 Skillman Street Dallas TX
4139 Big Kmart 9334 R L Thornton Fwy Dallas TX
3743 Big Kmart 715 Skyline Drive Duncanville TX
3452 Big Kmart 4011 Alabama Street El Paso TX
3791 Big Kmart 5800 S. Hulen Street Fort Worth TX
7248 Big Kmart 5701 Broadway Blvd. Garland TX
3497 Big Kmart 4815 Hwy 6 N Houston TX
3647 Big Kmart 8230 Kirby Drive Houston TX
3809 Big Kmart 17717 State Highway 249 Houston TX
3844 Big Kmart 11542 Gulf Freeway Houston TX
3863 Big Kmart 310 FM 1060 Road West Houston TX
3913 Big Kmart 8300 West Sam Houston Houston TX
9390 Big Kmart 11110 Fondren Road Houston TX
4958 Super K 9470 FM 1960 Bypass Humble TX
9552 Big Kmart 200 Sidney Baker S 1 Kerrville TX
3519 Big Kmart 340 N Midland Drive Midland TX
9576 Big Kmart 2445 North Main Street Paris TX
4926 Super K 1919 North Main Pearland TX
7314 Big Kmart 4411 Olton Road Plainview TX
4775 Big Kmart 3993 South Loop 306 San Angelo TX
3690 Big Kmart 7723 Guilbeau Road San Antonio TX
3948 Super K 12300 San Pedro Avenue San Antonio TX
3904 Big Kmart 2745 Town Center Blvd. Sugarland TX
4904 Super K 6106 North Navarro Victoria TX
4346 Big Kmart 1701 S Cherry Lane White Settlement TX
3548 Big Kmart 989 South Main Street Brigham City UT
4750 Big Kmart 1313 North Highway 89 Farmington UT
4838 Big Kmart 6400 North Highway 224 Park City UT
4792 Big Kmart 7990 South 1300 East Sandy UT
3792 Big Kmart 6000 Burke Commons Road Burke VA
3753 Big Kmart 80 East Midland Trail Lexington VA
7136 Big Kmart PO Box 600 Madison Hgts. VA
3806 Big Kmart 14101 Midlothian Turnpike Midlothian VA
9084 Big Kmart 7456 Lee Highway Radford VA
7256 Big Kmart 5700 Jefferson Davis Hwy Richmond VA
4081 Big Kmart 15015 Main Street Bellevue WA
4208 Big Kmart 22511 Hwy 99 Edmonds WA
9698 Big Kmart 1353 Olney Avenue SE Port Orchard WA
4480 Big Kmart 440 Rainier Avenue S Renton WA
4755 Big Kmart 2600 Yakima Valley Hwy Sunnyside WA
7315 Big Kmart PO Box 220 Veradale WA
3107 Big Kmart 1827 Prairie Avenue Beloit WI
7191 Big Kmart 844 West Johnson Street Fond Du Lac WI
7907 Big Kmart 1969 Wisconsin Ave Grafton WI
3883 Big Kmart 2330 Crest View Drive Hudson WI
7178 Big Kmart 6905 Odana Road Madison Hgts. WI
7212 Big Kmart 503 East Ives Street 300 Marshfield WI
3533 Big Kmart 2101 Royal Avenue Monona WI
4374 Big Kmart 2405 Grand Avenue Wausau WI
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#4 of 18 OFFLINE   Josh_Hill

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Posted March 08 2002 - 08:06 AM

WAHOO! Mine are still gonna be around!

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Posted March 08 2002 - 08:08 AM

Wow, thanks for the list. Unfortunatly, the Wayne K-Mart seems alive and well.

As to the original reply, for some reason we tried K-Mart when we went shopping for our first TV based DVD player(we've had a PCDVD player since 1997). It took us five minutes to get some help, and when we finally did, the clerk just took the DVD box we where interested in, gave it to us, and dissapeared again. In some other store, they would have at least stayed to pressure you into buying the one they just took out Posted Image.

As far as the quality of the merchandise, we saw that the other DVDboxes where all 'broken' and dented, some even looked open, so who knew what we where getting. So, we just went to a real electronics store that was in another mall across the street, theone nearer to the Radio Shack.

If they don't close the K-Mart down, I'm surprised they don't run themselves out of buisness Posted Image.

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Posted March 08 2002 - 08:22 AM

Man, they sure killed the GA ones. I hardly ever get DVDs there, but my projector cooling system came from there, and at a great price!

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Posted March 08 2002 - 09:21 AM

wow... that's a surprise. The Sunrise, FL location is BRAND NEW.

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Posted March 08 2002 - 09:33 AM

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9367 Big Kmart 2501 South Broadway Street Edmond OK
9365 Big Kmart 5701 East Reno Avenue Midwest City OK
9449 Big Kmart 2905 NW 36th Street Oklahoma City OK
9364 Big Kmart 7401 South Shields Blvd. Oklahoma City OK
9398 Big Kmart 8315 North Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City OK

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I'm so glad to see that all of my local K-Marts will be closing. The only thing I've ever gone to any of them for is for Star Wars toys, and out of the dozens of times I've gone in, I can count the number of times I've left with something I went in for on one hand. By comparison, I find something I want about half of the time I go into a Target or Wal-Mart.

Now, I won't even have to bother with K-Mart anymore, as they have certainly never bothered with stocking anything that I wanted to buy from them.

Hope all of the existing employees find better jobs out there.

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Posted March 08 2002 - 09:48 AM

Yay, they're keeping the Super K-Mart I go to (at least for now). I like that place. Posted Image

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Posted March 08 2002 - 10:40 PM

Yes, its very easy to find the hard to find SW toys at K-Mart cause no one goes there anymore! I found the 12-inch Darth Maul there, not the Elec. one, but the original one. hehe!

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Posted March 09 2002 - 01:10 AM

Neil, I lived in Wayne from 1985 to 1990 and remember the K-Mart and PathMark across from Wayne Hills Mall very well. Back when I was in high school in the late '80s, I worked part-time at the Child World toy store that used to be in that shopping center. My brother worked at the Marshall's across Preakness. Ah, the memories. Posted Image

I heard about K-Mart stores closing around downtown Philly on the news last night. Maybe you will get a Best Buy in Wayne. The K-Mart near my parents in North Wales, PA (suburban Philly) closed down a few months ago and is being replaced by a Best Buy! Posted Image
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Posted March 09 2002 - 01:15 AM

The K Mart near me will remain open, although I hope they will fix it up. It's so messy with inventory all over the place (and sometimes in the wrong place). The check out lines are ridiculous. They don't even follow their well-publicized in store signage that states a new line will open when there's too many on the excisting lines. A new super WalMart opened near me but I prefer Target in any case (a new one opened near me recently as well). Those stores are clean and well maintained. Some nice exclusive product as well. I do feel sorry for the 20,000 plus people who will be looking for jobs.

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Posted March 09 2002 - 02:47 AM

Around my girlfriends place they are building a brand new K-mart that is about half finished. Hopefully they finish the store, as I did not hear anything about stores being built. I perfer Wal-Mart over K-mart if I do need to go to one of the stores, but I hate it when big corporations leave things half done as an eye sore for people of the community for years to come.

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Posted March 10 2002 - 02:23 AM

for an outsiders view, when I visit the States I often use Walmart (Manchester,Conn.) but I find KMart dirty, unhelpful and they hide their DVDs behind glass .....

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Posted March 10 2002 - 02:57 AM

Interesting my Wal-Mart hides their DVD behind glass, while K-Mart does not. Im in Bizarro world!!! Posted Image

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Posted March 10 2002 - 03:48 AM

Hmmmm...I've never seen a Wal-Mart or Kmart that locked up the DVD's. You must be in an area where they grow legs more easily. Posted Image

There is one Kmart near me that is rather old and run-down (yet NOT closing apparently), and they have them hanging on hooks from a peg-board behind the electronics counter.

But I see your point. If I couldn't browse DVD's and read the backs (and shake the cases) I wouldn't shop there either.
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Posted March 10 2002 - 11:06 AM

My local Big K-Mart has gone totally to pot. They used to have a huge selection of DVDs, but now I'm lucky if they have 3 week old releases. One good thing about K-Mart is that I find that they carry widescreen AND P&S titles on duel releases, so that's nice. My local one was not on that list, thats good because it is the only place in town that even carries DVDs. Posted Image

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Posted March 11 2002 - 02:34 AM

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My local Big K-Mart has gone totally to pot. They used to have a huge selection of DVDs, but now I'm lucky if they have 3 week old releases.

I think they're still sorting out their inventory issues through the bankruptcy court. The Big Kmart I frequent also has a pretty sparse inventory of movies, music, and electronics at the present time. Hopefully they'll work it out before all their customers get used to shopping at Wal-Mart or Best Buy.
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