The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.


Sears Opens Its Second Category Concept Store

Sears plans to roll out more appliance stores, which would allow it to compete with J.C. Penney.

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Sears Canada Bankruptcy May Spell Future For Sears Holdings

The two retailers are now operated separately, but with the same financial backer in Edward Lampert, their fates appear inextricably linked.

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A Sears store front inside a mall.


Sears Canada Files for Bankruptcy to Pursue Restructuring

The filing comes amid a brand “reinvention” and years of losses.

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Sears Canada Stock Plummets on Bankruptcy Rumors

The company, which has warned about its ability to carry on, saw its stock fall as much as 30 percent.

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Retail Sales Fall in May, but Apparel Sees a Boost

It’s the second month sales in apparel have grown.

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Trouble at Sears, Both in the U.S. and Canada

As Sears Canada raises going concern worries, the U.S. business is cutting jobs, including its apparel president.

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Sears Eliminates 400 Jobs

Sears moves close to $1 billion in annualized cost savings.

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The Lands' End squall jacket.


Lands’ End Shares Slide After Q1 Report

The company plans to shorten lead times as part of a longer-term strategy for the brand.

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Off-pricers such as T.J. Maxx are the projected beneficiaries when other stores close their doors.


Off-price Retailers to Benefit From Store Closures at Sears, Kmart and Department Store Channel: Cowen & Co.

The off-price channel will also benefit from closures of department store doors at the mall.

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Looks from Regatta Great Outdoors.


Sears Sports New Brand: Regatta Great Outdoors

British brand appeals to consumers’ active inclinations.

clock June 5, 2017Sharon Edelson

Retailers Boosted Jobs in September


Retail Sector Lost Thousands More Jobs in May

Department stores again led the bleed of retail jobs.

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Reporte data breaches in 2016 rose 40 percent from 2015 levels.


Add Sears Holdings to the List of Firms Experiencing a Data Breach

The breach occurred at some Kmart stores.

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Sears Holdings Eyes More Asset Sales to Strengthen Balance Sheet

Sears will offer the Regatta Great Outdoors apparel brand in the fall.

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A Sears store front inside a mall.


Sears Holdings’ Adjusted Q1 Loss Bested Estimates by 90 Cents

Sears posted Q1 profits due to cost cutting, but ended up in the red after adjustments.

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A Sears store.


Sears Inks Deals to Reduce Debt and Pension Obligations

One of the agreements allows Sears the option to further extend the maturity of a loan to July 2018.

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