| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings is spiraling so bad that one Wall Street analyst titled his Thursday forecast for the retailer, "Thinking about 'The End.'" But Wall Street has been foreshadowing bankruptcy for years, and it hasn't happened. Here's...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Sears Holdings Co. is getting a $400 million secured short-term loan from the hedge fund of its chief executive, Eddie Lampert, with real estate as collateral, the company said Monday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Sears Holdings Co. stock tumbled 9.4 percent Tuesday as investors reacted to news that the company received a $400 million loan from its own chairman and CEO.
Shares were trading at $30.37 at the closing bell, after hitting a 52-week low earlier in...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Fitch Ratings downgraded Sears Holdings' credit rating further into junk status on Wednesday and questioned whether it can raise enough cash to support operations beyond 2016, citing the magnitude of Sears Holding’s decline in profitability and a...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Move over Back to School. Holiday shopping has arrived.
At least that's what Kmart would like to tell the 40 percent of you who begin holiday shopping before Halloween.
If you fall into that group (as measured by the National Retail Federation last...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
The United States generally taxes the income of large corporations at 35 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. It has spurred companies such as Lake Forest-based Hospira to enter talks to buy a French company in a deal that would enable the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Home Depot has been in contact with the U.S. Secret service about an alleged major breach of customer and credit card data that came to light this week, a law enforcement source told Reuters.
Any investigation by the Secret Service appears to be at a...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:24 AM
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:32 AM
About 14,000 Sears retirees will lose a monthly health insurance subsidy as the languishing department store titan looks for ways to shave costs.
Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. plans to send letters Friday to the 14,000 Sears, Roebuck & Co....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I recently bought a boot scraper with a pair of Scottie dogs at each side. There is a scraper plus two brushes mounted between the dogs. The dogs look to be either Hubley or National Foundry. I've hit a dead end on who made the scraper and value. It...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Shares of Lands’ End soared nearly 8 percent on Thursday after the retailer said its earnings jumped 48 percent in its first quarterly report as a standalone public company. The Dodgeville, Wis.-based retailer was spun-off from Sears Holdings Corp....