Both were in decline before the merger and the merger didn't help either store.
True. Walmart and Target have pretty much trounced all other competition in the big box discount retailer market.
I don't know about KMarts in other locations but the KMarts I've been to in Florida always looked very trashy, disorganized and pardon my French, but very "ghetto" too. I think that turned off a lot of customers.
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