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  • Sears shares soar on news of store sales

     Sears shares soar on news of store sales
    Sears Holdings stock soared Friday after the struggling retailer announced it may spin off up to 300 stores into a separate public company, another effort to raise cash from its substantial real estate portfolio. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer,...
  • Chicago History Museum: Telling the essential stories of our American city

    Chicago History Museum: Telling the essential stories of our American city
    On weekends, the Chicago History Museum is not stuffed to bursting with newcomers to the city, but it ought to be. One of the highest best uses of the information-rich institution at the south end of Lincoln Park is its ability to ground people in the...
  • Sears Canada posts loss as sales fall

    Sears Canada posts loss as sales fall
    Sears Canada reported its third straight quarterly loss, as sales continued to decline at the struggling department store chain. Net loss widened to C$118.7 million ($105.23 million), or C$1.16 per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 1, from C$48.8...
  • Sears Holdings bags $625 million in rights offering

    Sears Holdings Corp. expects to receive the full $625 million it had targeted in a previously announced rights offering after the subscription period ended Tuesday evening with the offering oversubscribed, the retailer said. Hoffman Estates-based...
  • No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized

    No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized
    The shock of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day has worn off in recent years. But the practice continues to enrage some people, especially as some stores open even earlier on Thursday. As of Wednesday, Change.org, an online petition platform, was...
  • Former West Side Ald. Jesse Miller Jr. dies at 72

     Former West Side Ald. Jesse Miller Jr. dies at 72
    Jesse L. Miller Jr. was working to improve and spur development in the North Lawndale community even before he was elected alderman of the 24th Ward, a post he held from 1991 to 1995. In his community activism, Mr. Miller was inspired by the Rev. Martin...
  • Report: Sears to close stores, lay off about 5,500

    Sears Holdings Corp is shuttering more than 100 stores and laying off at least 5,457 employees, investor website Seeking Alpha reported on Thursday, indicating the struggling retailer may be stepping up store closures. Sears said in August it had closed...
  • Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings

    Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings
    A published report Thursday said Sears Holdings is laying off about 6,000 workers as it closes 110 stores within the next few months, many before Christmas, according to Seeking Alpha, a content service for financial markets. Hoffman Estates-based Sears...
  • Sears apologizes after swastika ring appears on Marketplace

    Bloomberg News is reporting: Sears Holdings, the department-store chain run by hedge-fund manager Edward Lampert, apologized after a ring with a swastika symbol appeared on the company’s online Marketplace site. “We are outraged that more...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • Woman recalls her 100 years, says she feels 40

     Woman recalls her 100 years, says she feels 40
    Up until a year or two ago, tiny squares of medical tape covered all signs of Ann Lewis' age on her driver's license. Daughter Gloria Lewis recalls her mother saying she'd rather be arrested for defacing her license than tell her age. But as Ann Lewis...