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clock March 23, 2018Bridget Foley


How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark


The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.


Sears Secures Loan; Swings to Profit

The company completed a secured loan connected to its pension obligations with the PBGC.

clock March 14, 2018Vicki M. Young

Sears is selling four Sears stores, and 4 adjacent Sears Auto Center locations.

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Washington Prime, Sears Holdings Agree to Sale-Leaseback

The $28.5M transaction is for four Sears locations, which also have adjacent Sears Auto Centers.

clock March 12, 2018Vicki M. Young

A Sears store


Sears Projects Better Adjusted Bottom Line, Sales Declines

The improvement is due in part to the closure of unprofitable stores in 2017, and net profits are helped by a benefit from tax reform.

clock February 15, 2018Vicki M. Young

This, photo shows a Sears store in Hialeah, Fla. Sears Holdings Corp. reported earnings on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Sears' extended decline in sales continued during the first quarter and the storied retailer vowed additional spending cuts to offset its slowing businessEarns-Sears Holdings, Hialeah, USA - 11 May 2017


Bruce Berkowitz Tires of Sears

The investor expressed disappointment in Sears’ continuing losses in an annual letter.

clock February 1, 2018Evan Clark


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Sears Holdings Cuts 220 Positions at Corporate Headquarters

The layoffs are part of the company’s restructuring efforts.

clock January 31, 2018Vicki M. Young

A Sears store.


Sears Holdings Plans Commencement of Exchange Offers for Notes

Even with potential annual cash interest savings of $100M, Fitch still expects the annual cash burn rate to hit $1.2B in 2018.

clock January 23, 2018Vicki M. Young

A Sears store.


S&P Downgrades Sears’ Corporate Credit Rating

S&P believes any restructuring of debt would give lenders less than the “original promise.”

clock January 18, 2018Vicki M. Young



Lampert Continues to Insist Sears Holdings Is Viable

The chairman said financial maneuvers, if successful, should reassure vendors of the company’s viability.

clock January 10, 2018Vicki M. Young

A Sears storefront.


Struggling Sears Holdings Raises $100M; Initiates New Liquidity Plan

The company is also hoping to raise another $200M to enhance its liquidity.

clock January 10, 2018Vicki M. Young

Sears is closing some doors as part of a routine store review.


Sears Holdings to Close 64 Kmart and 39 Sears Stores

Liquidation sales are slated to begin Jan. 12.

clock January 4, 2018Vicki M. Young

JLL-managed Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn., underwent a two-year renovation.


Shopping Center Space-Shifting to Continue in 2018

Malls have obstacles to overcome in 2018, not the least of which is attracting shoppers.

clock January 2, 2018Sharon Edelson

A Sears store.


Sears Holdings Extends Maturity of Term Loan

The Term Loan now matures in January 2019.

clock December 12, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Which Fashion, Beauty and Retail Players Saw Sales Grow the Most?

The winners and losers of third-quarter earnings, according to WWD.

clock December 11, 2017Kali Hays

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


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 December 11, 2017Evan Clark

A Sears store.


Sears Urged to Go Private by Swiss Investment Trust

The department store is allegedly suffering from an “alarming” rate of short-selling.

clock December 7, 2017Kali Hays

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