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Michael Penn / Juneau Empire
The Sears store in the Mendenhall Mall was closed for business on Thursday. The mall manager said the store would reopen under new management, but when that will happen is unclear.

Sears temporarily closed

Details scarce, though mall manager says store will reopen under new management

Posted: May 26, 2011 - 2:33pm

The Sears store in Mendenhall Mall is closed. How long it will remains so is unclear, as details are scarce.

Mall manager Larry Bauer offered a statement to the Empire: “This is a Sears Corporate issue and Sears is changing management. To further serve the community, Sears Corporate will be reopening the store shortly.”

A Sears Holdings Corp. representative has not yet returned comment.

• Contact reporter Jonathan Grass at 523-2276 or at jonathan.grass@juneauempire.com.

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