| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:06 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Struggling department store operator Sears Canada Inc. posted a fall in quarterly same-store sales due to severe winter weather and power outages.
The company, controlled by hedge fund billionaire Eddie Lampert and his Sears Holdings Corp., said same-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Sears Holdings Corp. said it lost $1.36 billion last year as sales continued to fall and stores closed in the company's tranformation to a membership-based, online retailer.
The Hoffman Estates-based retailer, which owns and operates Sears and Kmart...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide.
The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:46 PM
YORK — The Kroger grocery store plans to move next door with Kmart at Village Square at Kiln Creek Shopping Center, both companies confirmed Monday.
"We're proposing that we'd be building a new 90,000-square-foot prototype Kroger store in one half...
| Feb 21, 2014
Retirement was about the only thing at which Sears, Roebuck & Co. executive and Chicago civic leader Emory Williams didn't excel.
Mr. Williams, who started at Sears in 1933 as a warehouse clerk, was the company's treasurer and chief financial officer...
| Feb 7, 2014
Two years after Ace Hardware received a 10-year tax incentive package to keep its headquarters in Oak Brook, the company is back asking for a special tax break.
The 4,700-store cooperative is seeking legal authority to collect the $12.7 million it was...