Rapid City Sears store to close in April

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Sears is closing its Rushmore Mall store later this year. It's one of 39 Sears stores and 64 Kmart stores deemed "unprofitable."

The company plans to close the 103 stores between early March and early April. The Rushmore Mall Sears will close in April. In a statement Thursday, Sears Holdings said eligible associates at those stores will receive severance pay and can apply at area Kmart of Sears stores.

The Rapid City Kmart is not one of the stores set to close.

"Sears Holdings continues its strategic assessment of the productivity of our Kmart and Sears store base and will continue to right size our store footprint in number and size. In the process, as previously announced we will continue to close some unprofitable stores as we transform our business model so that our physical store footprint and our digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of our members."

Liquidation sales will begin as early as Jan. 12. Click here for a complete list of impacted stores.

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