Here’s the updated list of 78 stores Sears is closing in September

Sears Holdings Corp. provided an updated list of the 78 Sears and Kmart stores that will close in September, with liquidation sales at the last 10 stores announced to begin as early as July 13.

Its stock SHLD, -1.27% tumbled 16% in June, and has plunged 75% over the past 12 months. In comparison, the SPDR S&P Retail exchange traded fund XRT, -0.19% has rallied 18% over the past year and the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.31% has gained 12%.

Sears said at the end of May, in its fiscal first-quarter earnings report, that it had identified 100 “non-profitable” stores, and that it would begin closing 72 of those stores in the coming months.

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