Wednesday, November 21, 2012
All the information you need on where to find the best Black Friday deals at Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Kmart, Kohl's, Sears and hhgregg this year.
Looking for the best Black Friday sales? Here's information on when all the big box stores open and what their Black Friday sales will be. Best Buy opens Friday at 12 a.m. Details: The store will hand out tickets for doorbusters starting at 10 p.m. Click here for sales. Walmart opens on Thanksgiving at 8 p.m. Details: The store has a one-hour in-stock guarantee on the Apple iPad 2 16 GB, Emerson 32" LCD 720p TV and LG Blu-ray player. Click here to see your local store's sales. Target opens on Thanksgiving at 9 p.m. Details: Get a sneak peek of sale items and find out what the store's doorbusters will be by signing up for alerts. Click here to see your local store's sales. Sears opens on Thanksgiving at 8 p.m. Details: Doors open at…
Monday, March 5, 2012
The Council will consider an annexation agreement from Sears to move the property, which currently is home to the Great Outdoors, from the county into the city.
The Council tonight will consider introducing an annexation agreement that could grow the city's square-footage by 1.2 million. The agreement would annex 27.9 acres of land at 16331 and 16401 Shady Grove Road from Montgomery County to within the city limits. The land, owned by financially troubled Sears and Roebuck Co., is currently occupied by the soon-to-close Great Indoors, a Sears-owned store. The annexation would include rezoning the land from the county's designation of R&D, or Research and Development, to MXD, or mixed-use development.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The company hasn't revealed which K-Mart and Sears locations will be shuttered.
Declining revenues over the past several years and dismal holiday numbers led to an announcement this morning that Sears, which owns K-Mart, will close between 100 and 120 locations nationwide. Sears hasn't revealed which locations it plans to close, but says it wants to focus on stores that are making money rather than propping up ones that aren't. The company has two locations in Gaithersburg—a Sears department store at Lakeforest Mall and a K-Mart in the Kentlands. "Since 2004 Sears Holdings — which operates both Kmart and Sears stores — has watched its cash and short-term investments go from about $2.09 billion for the year ended Jan. 31, 2004 to $1.34 billion for the year ended Jan. 31, 2011, according to FactSet. The figure now …