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Which Major Retailer Won the Back to School Social Media Battle?

Mark Fidelman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Mark Fidelman

It's that time of year again. The smell of new crayons and the musty, vanilla smell of old books fill the air, while parents are anxiously shopping for the newest, trendiest clothes to start the school year.

Sears To Close 80 Stores

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp posted a bigger loss for the first quarter as the struggling retailer failed to arrest a fall in sales despite offeri...

Kim Bhasin

Photos Of Kmart Disarray Are Another Bad Sign For Store

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

It's been more than a decade since Kmart filed for bankruptcy protection. Now, many observers are wondering if the retailer is heading toward another ...

Kim Bhasin

Viral Photos Put Sears On The Defensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Sears desperately wants you to know that its stores are not sloppy, neglected or dying. The department store went on the defensive on Saturday afte...

13 Awesome Items You Won't Believe Are From Kmart

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Kmart may be the store you run into when you're in desperate need of an umbrella or a fresh pair of black tights, but there is reason to make it one o...

WATCH: Kmart Gets Even Naughtier

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business

It looks like Kmart is set on being naughty this year. The big box behemoth has come out with another "Ship My Pants" (tee-hee, get it?) ad for th...

WATCH: Kmart's Infamous Christmas Commercial Goes Gay(er) In This Parody

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.04.2013 | Gay Voices

When Kmart premiered their now-infamous Joe Boxer holiday commercial last month, it raised quite a few eyebrows among shoppers. While we thought i...

One Million Moms Reacts to the 12 Balls of Christmas

Domenick Scudera | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Ladies, I hate to burst your one million bubbles, but your children do not live in the 1950s. When Elvis bumped and grinded his way onto TV screens, his performance was a genuine shock. But in 2013, a group of men shaking their way through a Christmas carol is a yawn.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Finances but Were Afraid to Ask Ronald McDonald

Lester & Charlie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Wow. We've lived in this era of unchecked corporate greed for a while now. So it's rare that a company's actions take our breath away. But there you have it. The McDonald's hotline stopped just short of pointing out how much cheaper it is to kill yourself.

David Lohr

SHOW YOUR JOE: Watch Kmart's Controversial Boxer Commercial

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.19.2013 | Weird News

A new Kmart commercial that depicts a group of men in boxer shorts shaking their booty to a commonly sung Christmas carol has some viewer's undies in ...

10 Stores That Have Already Killed Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business

The Black Friday frenzy is once again creeping into Thanksgiving with an unprecedented number of stores planning to open earlier than ever right smack...

LOOK: Kmart Sign Tells Workers They Can't Take Off During The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

Kmart workers across the country say they’re being strong-armed into working holidays, despite the company’s promise to rely largely on temporary,...

Jillian Berman

These Kmart Workers Say They Can't Even Take Thanksgiving Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business

Tyler Seiger, a four year veteran of Kmart, described working on Thanksgiving last year as “utter chaos.” The 20-year-old ran around the store loo...

We've Never Seen A Card Section Like This Before

Posted 11.05.2013 | Divorce

It's hard to find the right words to say when a friend or loved one is getting divorced. Thankfully, there are sorry-about-your-split cards that can s...

The Next Calvin Klein: Adam Levine?

Posted 10.31.2013 | Style

Adam Levine is killing it at Kmart. No, really. The singer debuted his apparel and accessories collection for Kmart earlier this month, and it's ap...

ALREADY!?!

Posted 10.18.2013 | Business

Christmas may be more than 100 days away, but that hasn't stopped Kmart from trying to get shoppers into the holiday spirit. As Ad Age reported th...

The Power of Prayer... at the Kmart

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 09.23.2013 | Religion
Rev. Susan Sparks

When I want to remind myself of the power of prayer, I go to the Astor Place Kmart in the East Village of Manhattan. Sure, I could read Kierkegaard or Augustine, but I prefer the Kmart. Specifically I favor an area in the far back corner of the basement.

Kim Bhasin

More Retailers Dump Paula Deen

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.28.2013 | Business

Sears and Walgreens are the latest companies to distance themselves from celebrity chef Paula Deen. Sears Holdings, which owns department store cha...

WATCH: Nicki Teases Her Tacky Threads

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Black Voices

"I'm doing this for women in general to feel beautiful and sexy. Any woman can wear it and feel confident," Nicki Minaj says in a new behind-the-scene...

One Million Meals for Kids

Sandra Lee | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Sandra Lee

If we continue to combine our efforts, we can eventually make childhood hunger yesterday's news. Think of that, next time you bite into a cupcake.

Sofia Vergara Brings Sexy To 'Soccer Moms' With Shapewear Line

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.24.2013 | Style

If anyone can insert a little sexy into functional garments, it's Sofia Vergara, right? The buxom Latina will be doing just that when she releases a c...

Kmart Commercial Leads To Shark's Death

Reuters | Alex Dobuzinskis | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white tip shark shipped from New York and placed into an outdoor pool for a Kmart commercial in Los Angeles died after showi...

9 Mergers That Epically Failed

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.23.2013 | Business

If failed corporate mergers teach us anything about business, it's that bigger is not always better. Yep, with a 70 to 90 percent chance of dying, ...

Catherine New

Small Designer Takes On Kmart In Brand Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- When women's fashion designer Liz Seklir received an email from a stranger in October 2011 thanking her for a sequined top, she passed it ...

Nicki Minaj, Adam Levine Team With KMart For Clothing & Accessories Lines

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.15.2013 | Style

We did NOT see this one coming.