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  • Sears to cut retirees' $37 monthly health care subsidy

    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....
  • All the signs point to a reproduction

    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...
  • Sears Canada reports loss as revenue slides 12%

    Sears Canada reports loss as revenue slides 12%
    Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc. reported its ninth loss in 14 quarters as sales continued to decline. Same-store sales fell 6.8 percent in the second quarter ended Aug. 2. Same-store sales at Sears's home and hardlines business...
  • Sears may close more stores as it posts 9th consecutive quarterly loss

    Sears may close more stores as it posts 9th consecutive quarterly loss
    Sears Holdings said Thursday its loss widened significantly in the second quarter and announced it may close more stores, in addition to the 130 closings underway this year. Hoffman Estates-based Sears lost $573 million, or $5.39 per share, during the...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Leading indicators for July, existing home sales for July, Markit PMI manufacturing for August, August Philadelphia Fed index, Weekly jobless claims Local earnings: Nanophase Technlogies Corp., Sears Holdings Corp. Other earnings: Dollar Tree...
  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...
  • Spring a busy period for retail, consumer M&A deals

    Spring a busy period for retail, consumer M&A deals
    Deal makers were busy in the retail and consumer sector last quarter. Eight multibillion-dollar deals were announced from April through June, up from four such deals in the second quarter of 2013 and five deals of that size announced in the first...
  • Sears negotiates, Tie Bar opens, Benetton shuts Chicago store

    Shoppers who linger long enough on a product page at searsoutlet.com may be nudged into buying with an age-old tactic: an offer to negotiate. Or, in the Internet age, to Netotiate. Netotiate, a startup that enables retailers to barter online with...
  • Eddie Lampert giving Sears a $400 million loan

    Eddie Lampert giving Sears a $400 million loan
    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. The loan,...
  • Sears shares tumble on loan news

    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...
  • Sears may not have enough cash beyond 2016, Fitch says

    Sears may not have enough cash beyond 2016, Fitch says
    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...