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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sears lets customers make returns, exchanges from their cars

    Sears has expanded its in-vehicle pick-up service to include exchanges and returns, giving shoppers an added convenience — and, less optimistically, another reason not to leave their cars and walk into a store. Available to members of Shop Your...
  • The most pressing questions for Sears after the $400 million loan

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving

    Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving
    If you’re keeping track, add Kmart, Sears and OfficeMax, to the list of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving for the holiday shopping extravaganza. Kmart will open for 41 hours starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black...