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Juneau Empire Online Local News: Kmart takes top float honors for Fourth 7/5/98

...Angela King said, ``I like it. It looks just like Kmart.'' Kmart employees and friends started work on the float three...Kresge Co., which was founded in 1913 and later became Kmart. Pages of an old Kresge Co. catalog in which nothing...
Empire Editorial: Remove Confederate symbols from Juneau

One by one, they've been walking away.First, it was Wal-Mart. Sears/Kmart followed, as did eBay, Amazon, Etsy and Google Shopping.If this trend continues, the only place you'll soon find the Confederate...
Kmart's closing of newer stores raises questions

DETROIT - Two years ago, Kmart refurbished its store in Utica, Mich...and went to a 24-hour operation. Now Kmart Corp. wants to lay off 37,000 employees...can't understand why. Noonan says Kmart poured thousands of dollars into the...
Defendant in Kmart heist accused of beating man

...blackout and stole nearly $100,000 from Kmart, the store's former security chief has...outlet. Stephen McKinney of Juneau is suing Kmart, Frank Brian Rowcroft, Rowcroft's assistant...since March 31, 2002, the day of the Kmart theft. Menendez said his client would...
Kmart closing all of its Alaska stores

The Super Kmart in Juneau will close this winter, ending...reorganization of the bankrupt company. Kmart Corp. announced today it will close 326...each in Fairbanks and Juneau, and a Big Kmart in Kenai. The stores will liquidate inventory...
Kmart shutdowns bypass Juneau

DETROIT - Kmart Corp. will close 284 stores in 40 states and Puerto Rico, announced today. The stores to be closed include 271 Kmart discount stores and 12 Kmart Supercenters in cities across the country, including Atlanta...
Big Kmart gets bigger and adds more hours

...Juneau residents heading out to shop at the new Super Kmart. Big Kmart, on Glacier Highway near the Williams Express Gas Station, will complete its conversion to a Super Kmart on Saturday, finishing construction that began in May...
Kmart workers eye options

...has been working at the sporting goods department of Kmart since the store opened in Juneau in 1993. He saw it...Big K" in 1999, and helped transform it to a Super Kmart in 2001. Kmart's decision to close its five stores in Alaska means...
Kmart plans to expand its grocery business

The Big K is getting bigger. Kmart Corp. is adding full-service grocery...the Big K in Juneau. By mid October, Kmart's limited selection of food will expand...specialty foods, said Julie Fracker, Kmart spokeswoman. "By doing this we're making...
Kmart plans to close 72 locations in 28 states

TROY, Mich. - Kmart Corp., the nation's third-largest...improve earnings. However, Juneau's Big Kmart is not on the chopping block, according...being closed are marginally profitable, Kmart said they didn't justify additional investment...


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