Last Sears Store in WNY Closing its Doors

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Hamburg, N.Y. (WBEN) -  The last Sears store in Western New York will soon close its doors.

The company that owns Sears and Kmart, Transformco, announced Thursday that it is closing 96 stores. The Sears at McKinley Mall in Hamburg is closing. It is one of the last anchor tenants at the mall. 

Liquidation sales are expected to begin December 2nd. The store will stop operating in February, 2020. 

The Kmart on Hertel Avenue in North Buffalo will  close by the end of the year.

Transformco will operate 182 stores nationwide following the closures.