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Gilman ready to step back into public service

...would be dealing with the hole left in sales tax revenue when Kmart went bankrupt and closed its Kenai location. "It was not a fun time for the city council," Gilman said. Kmart was a big box store that, when it moved into the region, put...
Gilman, Welles take assembly seats

...a term he recalls as a contentious one. He, and the city, were dealing with the deficit left in sales tax revenue when Kmart went bankrupt and closed its Kenai location. Before the results were in, voters commented on the fresh faces running in the...
Soldotna Dairy Queen hacked release, and no longer presents a threat to customers who want to use their cards at affected Dairy Queen stores. Several stores have been hit by data breaches in recent months including Kmart, Home Depot, Target and Neiman Marcus.
Company fortunes linked to computers

...of an America transformed by computers. Kmart, which lately did not innovate enough...computers, we learn from one account. Kmart came oh, so slowly into using computers...could be expected for particular products. Kmart has now filed for bankruptcy, and while...
Wal-Mart not coming to peninsula

...Kenai Peninsula,'" Williams said. Ever since Kmart announced that the Kenai Big Kmart store would close its doors, Williams has been...Wal-Mart was not interested in the empty Big Kmart store, since there is a lease restriction on the...
Biker groups gather toys for tots

...picked 28 tags from the angel tree at Big Kmart and shopped for items children requested...Vern Bennett took the tags and shopped at Kmart for the gifts, which were then delivered...ABATE visited Beemun's in Soldotna and Kmart spending $3,578.40, according to...
Big changes sweep booming retail industry

...Carrs mall in Kenai. Norville enticed Kmart to the site the following year. In 1994...said River City is making payments despite Kmart, Fred Meyer and Internet outlets such as "Kmart and Fred Meyer have best-sellers. They...
Violent crimes rattle Christmas Day shoppers in Anchorage

...businesses that remained open on Christmas Day. Anchorage police said a man attempting to steal a computer from the Northway Mall Kmart pulled a handgun on store employees and shoppers trying to stop him at about 11:25 a.m. The man ran to a waiting car...
Anchorage stores report shortages of some Christmas items

...hurry if they hope to pick up many of the trappings of Christmas, from tinsel to trees. Area retailers from Wal-Mart to Kmart to Fred Meyer are reporting spot outages of items that make Christmas look like Christmas. This year's run on red and blue...
Retailer finds niche in big-box dominated market

...Pay 'n' Save. Miller said business ran smoothly until Big Kmart and Fred Meyer came to the area. "When Fred Meyer came in...stores such as Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Fred Meyer and Big Kmart charge. Of the 15,000 items in his store, he estimated about...


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