The Sears at Golf Mill Shopping Center is set to close with layoffs beginning in December.
Niles village officials confirmed it:
“Please be advised that due to a change in business circumstances, Sears, Roebuck and Co. will permanently cease its entire operations and close its Full Line Store # 01290, located at 400 Golf Mill Ctr., Niles, IL 60714. Employee separations are expected to begin on or about Dec. 16, 2018,” a letter released to the Journal & Topics from Sears, dated Tuesday, Sept. 25 to Niles Mayor Andrew Przybylo, read.
The store closing is expected to affect 75 employees with the first layoffs starting around Dec. 16.