Over 100 will lose jobs when Howland Kmart closes

Kmart's Howland location will close on April 8

FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, shows signs at a Kmart store, in New York.
FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, shows signs at a Kmart store, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

HOWLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – When Howland’s Kmart closes this spring, 133 people will lose their jobs.

List of job titles and number of employees holding those titles

The store will close on April 8.

Sears Holding announced last week that the Howland and Hermitage locations are among the 103 stores nationwide that will be closing this year.

The company said it’s all in an effort to transform its business model to match the needs of customers.

Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12.

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