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Sears store and auto center at Arrowhead Towne Center in Glendale is closing

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 18:44:04-04

GLENDALE, AZ — The Sears store and Sears Auto Center at Arrowhead Town Center in Glendale is closing.

A spokesperson for Sears confirmed the news to ABC15 on Monday.

"As part of Sears Holdings’ bankruptcy proceedings, our go-forward company, Transform Holdco LLC, has the right not to acquire various contracts that were entered into by Sears Holdings. As such, Transform Holdco decided not to acquire the current lease for the unprofitable Sears store and Sears Auto Center at Arrowhead Town Center."

The auto center will close in late May and the store will close its doors in early July, the statement said. Liquidation sales will begin in early May.

No other remaining Arizona locations are affected, the spokesperson said.

Eligible employees will receive severance and be able to apply for open positions at other Sears and Kmart stores, the statement said.

Last year, the retailer declared bankruptcy and subsequently began closing numerous stores across the country, including those in Arizona. Stores in Chandler and Phoenix were among those listed to close, according to court documents.

The Arrowhead store was located at 7780 W. Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale, AZ 85308.