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Apr 30, 2015

Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing

Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing

Checkbook.org accuses three major retailers of consistently posting "special" prices that rarely, or never, revert back to a higher price.

Jan 28, 2015

Sears Lays Off 100 Employees at Hoffman Estates Headquarters

Sears Lays Off 100 Employees at Hoffman Estates Headquarters

Sears Holdings laid off more than 100 corporate employees Wednesday, the company announced.

Nov 18, 2014

Sears, Kmart Add Thanksgiving Shopping Hours

Sears, Kmart Add Thanksgiving Shopping Hours

Sears and Kmart say they will open on Thanksgiving day again this year with extended hours to draw shoppers.

Sep 16, 2014

Sears Takes $400M Loan From Lampert's Hedge Fund

Sears Takes $400M Loan From Lampert's Hedge Fund

Sears is taking out a $400 million secured short-term loan from a hedge fund run by CEO Edward Lampert.

Apr 8, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Squeezable Skyline Makes Huggable Willis Tower

Squeezable Skyline Makes Huggable Willis Tower

Cute and cuddly may not have been words used to describe the Willis Tower before, but they might be now thanks to a Chicago startup’s new huggable high-rises.

Apr 4, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Sears to Close State Street Store Sunday

Sears to Close State Street Store Sunday

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing its State Street store Sunday.

Jan 21, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Sears Announces Plans to Close State Street Store

Sears Announces Plans to Close State Street Store

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing its State Street store.

Jan 8, 2013
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By Associated Press

Sears Holdings Announces CEO Is Stepping Down

Sears Holdings Announces CEO Is Stepping Down

Sears Holdings Corp. announced late Monday that CEO Louis J. D'Ambrosio is stepping next month due to health issues involving his family.

Aug 13, 2012
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By Associated Press

Sears Spinning Off Some Stores Into Separate Company

Sears Spinning Off Some Stores Into Separate Company

Sears is preparing to spin off its Hometown and Outlet stores as well as some hardware stores into a separate publicly traded company. The news sent the company's stock up $2.58, or 5 percent, to $54 in...

Feb 23, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Sears Spins Off 11 Retail Stores to Raise Cash

Sears Spins Off 11 Retail Stores to Raise Cash

Sears' free fall is continuing to sink further, as the Tribune is reporting that the long suffering retailer will "spin off its small-format hometown dealer stores and outlets and sell 11 stores to raise cash."...

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