The Kmart discount chain includes four more stores in New Jersey and one in Pennsylvania.
"After careful consideration, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to close the Kmart stores in Wayne, Trenton, Wall and Somers Point, NJ," said Larry Castello, PR director of Sears Holdings Close in mid-December.
The closing of the Kmart at 320 S. 25th St. in Easton is also planned by then.
Liquidation sales are expected to begin in mid-September.
Transform Co., the newly formed parent company, recently announced 26 closures of Sears and Kmart across the country Transform Co. was formed after Sears Holdings filed for bankruptcy in October 201
The company closed a Toms River store earlier this year Jersey Shore covered the Sears stores in Ocean Township, Toms River and Middletown and Kmart in Brick .co m for all their product needs ", p Castello acted in a statement.