Colorado to lose three Sears, K-Mart stores

Colorado will lose three stores when Sears and Kmart close 120 stores nationwide early next year, and none of them are in Colorado Springs. The Sears is in Longmont and the company plans to close Kmarts in Broomfield and Glenwood Springs. Nationally, Florida will be hit the hardest by the closing of Sears and Kmart […]

Sears, Kmart to close 120 stores, Springs’ status uncertain

Sears Holdings announced today that it plans to close 100 to 120 Kmart and Sears stores nationally, but it’s unknown whether Colorado Springs locations are on the list. Local store managers did not  return calls for comment. Sears has a store in the Chapel Hills Mall at 1650 Briargate Blvd. and a stand-alone location in […]

Chef’s Catalog strengthening its online presence

Competition for online shoppers among the nation’s big-box retailers is affecting small businesses, even in Colorado Springs. Sears Holdings Corp. has followed and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in allowing third parties to sell items on their Web sites. That strategy is good news for niche retailers like Chef’s Catalog, based in Colorado Springs, which now […]