The store was be the first to combine the nameplates of the two retail icons jointly held by the Sears Holding Corp.
- Goodman, Sherri C. (October 28, 2007) "Battling retail titan Wal-Mart is nothing new for the manager of the Kmart store on Crestwood Boulevard, which will go head-to-head with the new supercenter nearby. Here's the plan of attack." The Birmingham News
- Bryant, Joseph D. (June 2, 2009) "Sears to move appliance store to Kmart in Birmingham, Alabama." The Birmingham News