KMART'S CLOSURES CAST DOUBT ON SUPERCENTERS

TROY, Mich. -- Kmart Corp. here said last week it plans to close 60 of its 117 Super Kmart Centers -- a possible prelude to shuttering the remaining 57 locations, industry sources told SN.

"There's just a basic lack of interest in the food piece of the business," one executive told SN.

"Julian Day [Kmart president and chief operating officer] tried to do all he could to make the supercenters successful, but James Adamson [Kmart chairman and chief ex

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