Sears Holdings Corp.

Kmart will close Crofton and Salisbury stores

Kmart will close Crofton and Salisbury stores

Kmart will shutter stores in Crofton and Salisbury in April as part of Sears Holdings’ latest round of closures of unprofitable Kmart and Sears locations.

The Illinois-based retailer plans to close 103 stores around the country between early March and early April as it attempts to turn around the struggling chain. Workers were informed on Thursday, the company said.

The Maryland stores are located in Crofton Centre on Route 3 in Anne Arundel County and at 301 Tilghman Road in Salisbury.

Sears said the move allows it to continue to “right size” its store footprint.

“We will continue to close some unprofitable stores as we transform our business model so that our...

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