Women’s Wear Daily
By: Sharon Edelson and Vicki M. Young and Kali Hays
Weather event is considered one of the strongest to hit the region in decades.
Hurricane Harvey, the category four storm that made landfall on Friday and is considered the strongest to hit Texas in decades, continues to wreak havoc on the Houston…
Retailers with a high percentage of locations in Texas include Stage Stores, Dillard’s, Stein Mart and Ross Stores.
A Sears Holdings spokesman said, “Our first priority is the safety of our associates, members and customers who work and reside in the region impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Leading up to landfall, our stores and facilities followed the necessary hurricane precautions. As of Monday morning, we have temporarily closed 35 locations — Sears stores, Sears Auto Centers, Kmart stores and other facilities — in the region primarily due to flooded roads and thoroughfares that make access restricted. We will continue to actively monitor the region.”