A Kmart manager in McMurray, Pennsylvania, gave an emotional lift last Sunday when the store closed forever – an accident by Sears seeking bankruptcy in the US
For Joshua Englert "Sign-off "was his way of saying goodbye to a business in which he had worked for 18 years.
To remember the event, Englert photographed himself and shared it on Facebook.
"I wanted to take the opportunity not to sell you 40-cent plaid skirts or five-cent panties, but instead to thank you for lifelong memories," Englert begins in his signing.
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When he announces that the store closes for the last time "in five minutes" is in the background to hear a person express their sadness and ask him to look over and smile in appreciation
Englert's feelings overcome him as he thanks customers who made the store their second home and declared that the people he was living in Laden met, made him the man he is.
"We've always worked together to endure these stressful times: stock levels, Black Friday's the long queues for Tickle-Me-Elmos, and Playstation 4s when we only had three of them … Many thanks to the Kmart McMurray team ", he continued.
Englert told WOGI-FM 104.3 that he had become known for his store announcements.
"It hit me when I realized that we were parting and that made me emotional," he said. "These people have definitely changed me, I just wanted to make sure they knew what they mean to me."
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With the Bankruptcy announcement last Monday, Sears also said it would close 142 unprofitable stores in addition to the already announced closure of 46 unprofitable stores, with an expected completion in November 2018.
The big box giant began shipping in the 1880s before doing business in the United States US and Canada opened But in recent years, hundreds of shops have closed.
More than a year ago, Sears announced it would close all its stores in Canada, a move completed in early 2018.
"Again, it's 4:25 am, your McMurray Kmart closes at 4:30," Englert says, to finish his speech while people applaud in the background.
Englert told WOGI-FM since he has posted the video, he has had some news about possible jobs.
Since po The video has been viewed more than 164,000 times.
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