This could finally be Sears' and Kmart's last holiday shopping season

The two chains are only a shell of what they were when the holding company that owns both emerged from bankruptcy less than three years ago. At the time, the holding company — given the overly optimistic name Transformco — still had 223 Sears and 202 Kmart stores nationwide. That was already down 87% from the 3,500 stores between the two brands when they merged together in 2005 to form Sears Holdings. But the percentage drop in stores since the company emerged from bankruptcy in February of 2019 has been even steeper.Today there are only 21 full-line Sears stores left in the mainland United States, and two more in

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