Thursday, November 2, Sears Holding Company announced the closure of 45 Kmart stores and 18 Sears locations. Sears at 1400 Del Range Blvd in Cheyenne is on that list. Kmart went under last year as part of hundreds of stores had the lights go out as they struggle to find their way in the new economy.

"We will continue to close some unprofitable stores as we transform our business model so that our physical store footprint and our digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of our members."

 

The company said the stores will remain open through Christmas but liquidation sales could start as early as next week.

No word on how many employees will be affected by the nationwide layoffs.