| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:31 AM
Lands' End warned of a disappointing fourth quarter on Thursday, sending its stock down 20 percent during the day.
The preppy-apparel retailer, which was spun off from Sears Holdings in April, released preliminary financial results that showed...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Children's clothing company SCI Apparel, formerly known as Sprockets, is suing Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings for failing to pay the company for its shipments.
California-based SCI said in a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court that...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Sears Holdings e-commerce chief Imran Jooma has resigned, creating a vacancy in a key position as the struggling retailer banks on technology to turn around its flagging fortunes.
Jooma, who joined the Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings in 2007,...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
This year's list of stocks to ditch is made up of companies that face big changes in their industries. A turnaround could come eventually, but for now, it's best to sell these stocks (or at least trim your positions) as the companies sort things out....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The parent of Sears and Kmart has apologized for canceling "a couple thousand" online layaway contracts during the final shopping days before Christmas and vowed that the company is "working hard to make things right."
"We are in the process of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Wayne J. Fickinger was a top executive at J. Walter Thompson in Chicago at a time the advertising agency created memorable campaigns for brands like 7UP, Oscar Mayer and Sears.
During his 18-years at J. Walter Thompson, Mr. Fickinger rose to become...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Office-supply retailer Staples Inc said about 1.16 million payment cards might have been affected by the data breach announced in October.
An investigation by external data security experts showed that criminals deployed malware to some point-of-sales...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Bloomberg is reporting: Sears Holdings Corp. shareholder Fairholme Funds Inc. said its affiliate St. Joe Co. was unable to come to terms on providing as much as $100 million of financing to the retailer after a second lender materialized.
"The St. Joe...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:19 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:27 AM
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...