Business

Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

clock August 18, 2017Evan Clark

Accessories

Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock August 18, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Fashion

Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock August 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

Sears

Sears

Technology

Sears Links With Amazon to Sell Smart Appliances

Investors in the cash-strapped retailer applauded the deal and sent its stock up more than 20 percent.

clock July 20, 2017Evan Clark

A Sears storefront.

Financial

Sears Shares Spike on New $200M Line of Credit

The line of credit is from ESL Investments, a hedge fund run by Sears’ chairman and ceo Edward S. Lampert.

clock July 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

People entering Sears store, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto, Canada, Northern AmericaVARIOUS

Financial

Edward Lampert, Bruce Berkowitz Eyeing Sears Canada Deal

An SEC filing from Berkowitz’s Fairholme Capital said the investors are discussing a “negotiated transaction” with the bankrupt retailer.

clock July 10, 2017Evan Clark

Sears Holdings just announced its fourth round of store closures.

Retail

Lampert Blogs on Sears, but Doubts Persist Over Future

Sears is closing eight more Sears and 35 more Kmart stores, its fourth round of closure this year and a total so far of nearly 310.

clock July 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

Sears is closing 35 more Kmart stores.

Retail

Sears Adds 8 Stores and 35 Kmart Sites to Closure List

Since 2012, Sears has closed about half of its Sears domestic and Kmart stores, and store closures are expected to continue for the two nameplates.

clock July 7, 2017Vicki M. Young

American Apparel shop on Oxford Street closed down and empty.American Apparel shop closed down on Oxford Street, London, UK. - 26 Dec 2016.

Financial

Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017

From American Apparel to Macy’s, retailers of all stripes have been suffering lately and closing stores.

clock July 5, 2017Evan Clark

The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.

Retail

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.

clock June 23, 2017Vicki M. Young

Sears

Financial

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.

clock June 22, 2017Kali Hays

A Sears store front inside a mall.

Financial

Sears Canada Files for Bankruptcy to Pursue Restructuring

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

clock June 22, 2017Kali Hays

Retail

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.

clock June 21, 2017Evan Clark

Retail shopping

Financial

Retail Sales Fall in May, but Apparel Sees a Boost

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

clock June 14, 2017Kali Hays

Financial

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.

clock June 13, 2017Evan Clark

Sears

Human Resources

Sears Eliminates 400 Jobs

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

clock June 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

The Lands' End squall jacket.

Financial

Lands’ End Shares Slide After Q1 Report

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

clock June 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

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

Retail

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.

clock June 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

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clock August 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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