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  • 1936 Olympian still gets a kick from swimming

    1936 Olympian still gets a kick from swimming
    Adolph Kiefer was about to do the backstroke. Which promised a memorable moment for the awe-struck lap swimmer who was watching. It was Kiefer's backstroke that launched him to glory in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he won the gold in the 100...
  • Sears general counsel headed to Groupon

    Sears general counsel headed to Groupon
    Sears Holdings Corp.’s general counsel Dane Drobny is headed for a job at  Groupon Inc. Drobny, who was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Hoffman Estates-based Sears, will assume the same position at...
  • Lands' End earnings jump in 1st report after Sears spinoff

    Lands' End earnings jump in 1st report after Sears spinoff
    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....
  • 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...
  • District 112 hires new superintendent

    District 112 hires new superintendent
    In the hiring of Michael Bregy as North Shore District 112's next superintendent, the district has found an engaged educator willing to make difficult decisions, according to parents, school officials and Bregy himself. Last week, District 112...
  • Columbia puppeteer brings stories, imagination to her audiences

    Columbia puppeteer brings stories, imagination to her audiences
    Shirley Johannesen Levine sways back and forth at the Ellicott City Senior Center, her arms moving to the left and then the right as she recites the classic nursery rhyme, "Old Mother Hubbard." "Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to give her poor...
  • Supreme Court declines to hear moldy washer suits against Sears, others

    Supreme Court declines to hear moldy washer suits against Sears, others
    The U.S. Supreme Court gave consumers a victory on Monday by allowing them to proceed with class-action lawsuits alleging that millions of front-loading washing machines they bought suffered from mold or musty odors. By refusing to hear the appeals in...