Charisse Jones and Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 7:45 p.m. UTC May 31, 2018 Sears Holdings continues to shrink its footprint, saying Thursday that it will close another 63 Sears and Kmart stores as it tries to shave costs and regain its footing in the midst of sagging sales. The retailer told employees that it will shutter 15 Kmart and 48 Sears locations in early September, with liquidation sales starting as soon as June 14. The stores that will be going out of business are: KMART California Ridgecrest: 910 North China Lake Blvd. Colorado Arvada: 9881 W 58th Avenue Florida Tampa: 5400 E Busch Blvd Hawaii Lihue: 4303 Nawiliwili Road Iowa Des Moines: 2535 Hubbell Avenue Illinois Rockford: 5909 E State Street Louisiana Lake Charles: 4070 Ryan Street Minnesota Duluth: 215 North Central Avenue New Jersey Passaic / Clifton: 24 34 Barbour Avenue New Mexico Albuquerque: 2100 Carlisle Avenue New York West Babylon: 1000 Montauk Highway Rosedale: 25301 Rockaway Blvd Oregon … [Read more...] about How low can it go? Sears will close 63 more stores. Is your’s on the list?
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Sears is closing an additional 72 stores this year, the retailer said on Thursday. The closures are part of the chain's strategy to focus on its best-performing stores as it tries to stem years of losses. Its revenue plummeted more than 30 percent, Sears (SHLD) said, in a quarter the CEO admitted was "challenging." The beleaguered department store chain has closed more than 100 stores in the first three months of the year, according to SEC documents. Here are the locations whose closure was announced Thursday: Kmart 910 North China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA Kmart 9881 W 58Th Avenue, Arvada, CO Kmart 5400 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL Kmart 4303 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue, HI Kmart 2535 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, IA Kmart 5909 E State Street, Rockford, IL Kmart 4070 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA Kmart 215 North Central Avenue, Duluth, MN Kmart 24 34 Barbour Avenue, Passaic / Clifton, NJ Kmart 2100 Carlisle Avenue, Albuquerque, NM Kmart 1000 Montauk Highway, West Babylon, NY Kmart … [Read more...] about Is my Sears or Kmart closing? Check this list
Area guide Lifestyle Schools The Thames-side town of Windsor is preparing to celebrate the wedding of the year. More than 100,000 people are set to line the streets when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, the world’s largest and oldest inhabited castle, on May 19. Well-wishers will follow the happy couple through the Berkshire town and down the Long Walk, the three-mile avenue from the George IV Gateway to the Copper Horse statue. The council, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, which had to backtrack on a suggested bid to ban rough sleepers on the big day, is set to festoon the town with bunting and banners. The meadows of Windsor Great Park will be foraged by Harry and Meghan’s chosen florist Philippa Craddock for wild flowers and foliage for the floral displays in the chapel. Up to 240 volunteer Royal Ambassadors will guide visitors through the streets. A car park for 6,000 cars must be booked in advance … [Read more...] about area guide to homes, schools and transport links
NOBODY likes to take a gamble on the quality of where they’re staying on holiday. Luckily TripAdvisor has put together a list of the best holiday homes in the world for its Travellers' Choice Awards – including ones which are budget-friendly and are available under £75 per night. From an apartment next to the sea in Devon to a lakeside lodge in County Donegal, these properties are all cheap to rent out - but also in great locations and with good amenities. TripAdvisor spokesperson Laurel Greatrix says: “This year’s winners highlight the incredible variety of homes on TripAdvisor Rentals, and the many different travellers they appeal to. "Winners range from a family-friendly home in Orlando with a private pool, to a chic centrally located apartment in Rome, but one thing every winner has in common is an owner who provides an exceptional experience.” Read on to find out more about the best budget holiday lets in the world. A modern apartment in Rome … [Read more...] about TripAdvisor lists the best cheap holiday homes in the world
0 Comments Enchanting insight into how Belfast put itself on tourist map 90 years ago BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Ninety years ago the 1928/1929 booklet, Belfast, the Official Guide was published, a valiant marketing puff-piece designed to wax lyrical on everything positive about the city that had been trying hard to recover from the First World War and more localised troubles. In terms of timing, and who would have known, it preceded the London Stock Exchange and the Wall Street crashes of 1929. But whatever state the world was in or was heading towards, the business of enthusing visitor interest in Belfast and exploring ways to boost the economy had to carry on. Many attractions and activities are still available today, of course, but it is interesting to reflect on how the city was defined back then. The advertisements are fascinating and I will get to them shortly. … [Read more...] about Enchanting insight into how Belfast put itself on tourist map 90 years ago