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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Michigan is offering a substantial package of tax credits to convince Kmart to keep its headquarters in the state - $44.7 million in tax credits and a $750,000 grant to train employees. However, the package is dependent on the company retaining 1,500 jobs at an average salary of $70,000 a year.

Georgia, which is trying to lure Kmart away from Michigan, reportedly is offering $30 million worth of similar incentives.
KC's View:
Why it makes sense to spend so much to lure away a company that seems to often border on the obsolete is beyond us.