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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...
  • 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...
  • Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies

     Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies
    Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
  • 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...
  • Sears to open earlier on Thanksgiving

    Sears to open earlier on Thanksgiving
    Sears announced Monday that it plans to open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, joining fellow department stores Macy's and Kohl's in nudging their opening two hours earlier. All three retailers opened at 8 p.m. last year. Kmart will again open at...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Staples says probing possible payment card data breach

    Staples says probing possible payment card data breach
    Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack. "Staples is in the process of investigating a...
  • Sears to lease 7 stores to Irish retailer Primark

    European discount fashion chain Primark plans to lease space in seven Sears stores as it expands into the U.S. and as struggling Sears Holdings wrings cash from its real estate. The announcement Monday came as Hoffman Estates-based Sears said it also...