Shopko in Clay Center closing soon, 5 more Kansas locations affected

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Shopko has announced plans to close 39 stores across the country. Six of its Kansas locations, including one in Clay Center, are affected by the closures.

The Green Bay-based retailer is closing the locations, most of them Shopko Hometown stores, after a liquidation sale.

The sale starts on Dec. 7. The stores are expected to close at the end of the February.

In addition to the Clay Center locations, the ones in Anthony, Larned, Lyons, Phillipsburg, and Russell are being shut down.

Shopko was founded in Green Bay in 1962. It currently operates 363 stores in 24 states. In 2005, the retailer partnered with Sun Capital Partners. The investment firm specializes in buyouts, debt and private equity.


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