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Sears location in Edison Mall to close in 2020

Posted: 10:44 AM, Nov 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-08 10:44:32-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The company that owns Sears and K-Mart have announced plans to close 96 additional stores, including one in Southwest Florida.

That's according to USA Today.

Transformco, which acquired the retailers out of bankruptcy, is set to close those locations in February 2020.

The Sears inside the Edison Mall is one of the stores closing its doors.

Sears and K-Mart have closed more than 3500 stores and cut about 250,000 jobs in the past 15 years.