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Yet Another Sign Sears Is In Trouble

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is considering selling its Canadian operations as the retailer looks for ways to prop up its sagging business. ...

Kim Bhasin

Photos Of Kmart Disarray Are Another Bad Sign For Store | 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 | 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...

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least

24/7 Wall Street | Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages ...

Sears Yanks Some Very Racy Items (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business

Sears seems to be in the midst of an identity crisis. The big-box store, which once prided itself on its "softer side," has listed on its retail s...

Black Friday No Longer Most Popular Shopping Day Of The year

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

* 30 pct said they shopped on Thanksgiving - Reuters/Ipsos poll * 29 pct said they shopped on Black Friday * First time...

Sears Creating Another Company

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Sears is moving forward with plans to spin off its Hometown and Outlet stores as well as some hardware stores into a separate publicly tra...

Retailer Covers CEO's Insane Commuting Bill

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Sears Holdings Corp. paid its chief executive $9.9 million last year, including incentives the ailing department store operator offer...

Major Retailer CEO: $2.4 Billion Loss 'Unacceptable'

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AND MAE ANDERSON | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Sears said Thursday that it's unloading some of its profit-busting stores, but the retailer fell short of revealing how it plans to w...

Alice Hines

Cities Fight To Keep Doomed Sears and Kmart Stores | Alice Hines | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

Sears' Real Problems Caught on Camera by Retail Expert

Grant Cardone | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business
Grant Cardone

Sears' failing sales is being blamed on the economy, but the reality is shoddy stores, poor customer service, no leadership and no attention to sales ...

Sears Lists 79 Of Its Planned Store Closures

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

Sears Holdings Corp on Thursday identified 79 of the 100 to 120 Sears and Kmart stores it said earlier this week it would close, with the list split a...

S&P Puts Sears On Review For Downgrade After Retailer Announces Major Store Closures

Posted 12.29.2011 | Business

Standard & Poor's placed Sears Holdings Corp's credit rating on review for a possible downgrade on Wednesday, saying the retailer's plan to close ...

Major Retailer To Close At Least 100 Stores

AP | MICHELLE CHAPMAN and CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — After a disastrous holiday shopping season, the parent company of Sears and Kmart will close at least 100 stores to raise cash &ndash...

Illinois House Blocks CME, Sears Tax Break Bill

AP | By CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- What a state takes away, it also can give back. Less than a year after raising personal and corporate income taxes, Illinois off...

Quinn: Ohio Offers Sears $400 Million To Leave Illinois

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

With the Illinois state legislature still deliberating a tax incentive package to lure both Sears Holdings Corp. and the CME Group to keep their opera...

Veto Session Updates: Red Light Cameras, Gambling, Pensions & More

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

As the Illinois General Assembly's fall veto session rallies on in Springfield, debates over gambling, pension reform, red-light cameras in Chicago an...

Tax Cuts For Corporations Could Be Approved Tuesday

Posted 01.07.2012 | Chicago

Though a proposal that would have drastically cut the state income taxes of CME Group, CBOE Holdings and Sears Holdings Corp. stalled in the Illinois ...

Sears Leaving Illinois? Company In Talks With Two Other Locations

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sears Holding Corp. said Wednesday that it is talking with two prospective destinations for its headquarters even as it talks ...

Higher Prices Hit Cash-Strapped Back-To-School Shoppers

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Stores are trying everything they can think of to disguise the fact that you're going to pay more for clothes this fall. Some are us...

Veterans Day Every Day

Tom Aiello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Aiello

I think of the brave soldiers I served with, who saved my life. Unless you have been on the front line, you cannot imagine the levels of bravery and fortitude that engaging in combat requires.

Eddie Lampert's Latest Bid to Lift Sears

Pattie Sellers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pattie Sellers

Lampert, who made his billions by playing contrarian, refuses to let the rising chorus of critics distract him.

Embattled Sears CEO To Step Down

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. abruptly announced the departure of president and chief executive Aylwin B. Lewis on Monday, leaving a management...