Are there any Kmart’s left in Indiana? There are only five Kmart stores left in Indiana.
Is there anymore Kmarts around? For now, Kmart stores in the continental U.S., continue to operate in Westwood, New Jersey; Bridgehampton, on New York’s Long Island; and Miami, Florida.
What does K in Kmart stand for? Well, officially, it doesn’t stand for anything. However, the U.S. company’s founder was named Sebastian Spering Kresge So it’s thought that, unofficially, the letter “K” could represent the founder, who opened two different department stores before Kmart was officially born.
What came first Walmart or Kmart? Kresge Company opened the first Kmart-named store, at 27,000 square feet (2,500 square meters), which was referred to by Kresge as a “bantam” Kmart and was in fact originally intended to be a Kresge store until late in the planning process, on January 25, 1962, in San Fernando, California, just six months before the