Shopko closing multiple Nebraska stores after liquidation sale

Shopko has announced plans to close 39 stores across the country, including multiple in Nebraska.

The Green Bay-based retailer is closing the locations, most of them Shopko Hometown stores, after a liquidation sale.

The sale starts on Dec. 7. The stores are expected to close at the end of February.

Stores in Lincoln, Ord, and Kimball are all on the list of closures.

The 27th and Cornhusker Highway store in Lincoln is the one listed as being liquidated.

Shopko was founded in Green Bay in 1962. It currently operates 363 stores in 24 states. In 2005, the retailer partnered with Sun Capital Partners. The investment firm specializes in buyouts, debt and private equity.


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