What Does the K in K Mart Stand for?

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The 'K' in K-Mart stands for the initial of the founder's name, Kresge. Kresge opened the first Kmart store on March 1, 1962, in Garden City, Michigan and named Kmart after himself; this store is still in operation to this day and is the third largest discount chain store in the world after Wal-Mart and Target. All three chains were founded in 1962.
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The K in K mart stands for the last name, Kresge, the owner and founder of the multistore super chain. Mr. Kresge changed the original name S. S. Kresge to K mart in 1977.
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The K in K mart stands for the last name, Kresge, the owner and founder of the multistore super chain. Mr. Kresge changed the original name S. S. Kresge to K mart ...
The K in K mart stands for the last name, Kresge, the owner and founder of the multistore super chain. Mr. Kresge changed the original name S. S. Kresge to K mart ...
The K in K mart stands for the last name, Kresge, the owner and founder of the multistore super chain. Mr. Kresge changed the original name S. S. Kresge to K mart ...
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