Rumors are rampant. Sears is not in good financial health, that's no secret. And yes, many Sears stores will be closing nationwide beginning in January 2018. Online shopping has hurt many chain stores and others. So think about it, when is the last time you actually walked into Sears at the mall? Or even the mall for that matter. According to this report from CBS news, the Kennewick Sears is not currently of the list of those closing soon, but check out all the ones that are HERE.