A Kmart leader in McMurray, Pa., Gave an emotional interception this Sunday when the store was closed for good – an accident of Sears filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection in the United States
For Joshua Englert, who gave Sign- off was his way of saying goodbye to a store he had worked for 18 years.
To celebrate the event, Englert lost and shared it on Facebook.
"I wanted to take the opportunity not to sell you 40-inch spotted skirts or five-pants, but instead of thanking you for having a lifetime of memories, Englert begins in his enrollments.
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As he announces that the shop has been closed for the last time "about five minutes", a person can be heard in the background that expresses his sadness and asks him to look over and smile.
Engler's feelings get better by him as he thanks customers who made the shop "their second home" and explained that the people he met in the store helped to make him to the man he is.
"We have always worked together to get through the stressful times: the warehouses, the Black Fridays, the long lines of Tickle-Me-Elmos and the Playstation 4s when we only had three of them. Thank you very much for the Kmart McMurray team, he continued.
Englert told WOGI-FM 104.3 that he had become known for his store reports.
"It hit me when I realized that we would split up and that's what I got emotionally about," he said. "These people have definitely changed me. I just wanted to make sure they knew what they meant to me."
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With the Bankruptcy Report This past Monday, Sears said it would also close 142 unprofitable stores, as well as the previously announced closure of 46 unprofitable stores, with an expected completion of November 2018.
The great book giant started as a mail order catalog in the 1880s before they opened stores across the United States and Canada but in recent years there have been hundreds of shops nearby.
More than a year ago, Sears announced that it would close all its stores in Canada, a move that was completed in early 2018.
"Again, time is 4:25 pm, McMurray Kmart ends at 8 o'clock 4:30, Englert said to end his speech while people applaud in the background.
Englert told WOGI-FM that since the video was released, he had some messages about possible jobs.
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