Sears close 46 unprofitable stores, two located in Portland area

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Sears in the Portland and Vancouver area, as well as a K-Mart, announced that they are closing their doors on Wednesday.

The company said this week they informed associates at 46 unprofitable stores that they will be closing their stores in November.

Sears located at 11800 SE 82nd Avenue in Happy Valley, 8800 NE Vancouver Mall Drive in Vancouver and K-mart located at 440 Northwest Burnside Road in Gresham were among the list.

Sears said they “thank associates affected by these store closures for their many contributions to our company.”

Eligible associates will receive severance and will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Kmart or Sears stores, according to the company.

Closing sales will begin as early as August 30.

The Sears located at Washington Square Mall is unaffected.

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