Definitions for KMART
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Kmart, is an American chain of discount stores headquartered in the United States. The chain purchased Sears in 2005, forming a new corporation under the name Sears Holdings Corporation. The company was founded in 1962 and is the third largest discount store chain in the world, behind Walmart and Target, with stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. As of January 29, 2011, Kmart operated a total of 1,307 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This store count included 1,278 discount stores, averaging 93,000 sq ft, and 29 Super Centers, averaging 169,000 sq ft. Kmart became known for its "Blue Light Specials." They occurred at surprise moments when a store worker would light up a mobile police light and offer a discount in a specific department of the store. At the height of Kmart's popularity, the phrase "attention Kmart shoppers" also entered into the American pop psyche, appearing in films and other media such as Troop Beverly Hills, Six Days Seven Nights, Rain Man, Beetlejuice, and Dawn of the Dead.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We see a great layaway business in our Beverly Hills Kmart store. This is a program that goes across all demographics.
I only could have owned that at the time if it was for sale at Kmart for $5 or less, so I would say you've come a long way, Harvard.
Kmart let us fill up all the carts we wanted to with all kinds of toys for the children … and they sent the presents out down to the children of St. Jude.
Most consumers are not aware of positive changes at Sears or Kmart, you need to drive traffic. Otherwise you just keep on seeing lower and lower sales in a vicious cycle.
Whenever you go to any of these fabulous stores, [like] Kmart, Ann Taylor, Domino’s Pizza, Chili’s Bar Grill and Best Buy … Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma … they’re going to ask if you’d like to give a dollar or two to the children of St. Jude.
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