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Three Los Angeles-area Sears stores will be closing, along with one in Buena Park, as the company’s new owners continue efforts to streamline the struggling retail chain.

Transformco, which purchased all assets of Sears Holdings Corp. in February, announced on Nov. 7 that it will be shuttering 96 Sears and Kmart locations across the country. The closures will leave Transformco with 182 locations.

“We have been working hard to position Transformco for success by focusing on our competitive strengths and pruning operations that have struggled due to increased competition and other factors,” according to a statement from the company.

The Sears outlets closing in the Los Angeles area are at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw, 3755 Santa Rosalia Drive; in North Hollywood at 12121 Victory Blvd.; and 1209 Plaza Drive in West Covina. The Buena Park location at 8150 La Palma Ave. is also set to close.

Going-out-of-business sales at the affected stores will begin Dec. 2, according to Transformco.