JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Action News Jax has learned that the Sears in the Avenues Mall will close in mid-December.
In a statement from Sears' public relations director, the liquidation sale is expected to begin mid-September:
"After careful review, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to close the Sears store in Jacksonville, Florida (10302 Southside Boulevard). The liquidation sale is expected to begin in mid-September and the store is planned to close by mid-December. We encourage customers to continue shopping on Sears.com for all their product needs."
Sears recently announced the retail giant has laid off 250 employees from its headquarters and would close some more Sears and Kmart stores by the end of the year.
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