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  • Mints may again be Chicago-made

    The loss of the Marshall Field's nameplate may be a bitter pill, but Field's new owner is sugarcoating the news with the prospect of returning Frango mints to Chicago. Terry Lundgren, the head of Federated Department Stores Inc., met with Mayor Richard...
  • Field's no more

    The Marshall Field's name, as identified with Chicago as its lakefront and its skyline, is being erased in favor of a Manhattan moniker--Macy's. This move kills off a 153-year-old brand that survived the Chicago Fire but now succumbs to bottom-line...
  • Buyer has been bold about name changes

    Will the name Marshall Field's become a footnote in Chicago retailing history? Federated Department Stores Inc., which on Monday finalized its proposal to purchase Field's parent May Department Stores Co., is not shy about changing the names of the...
  • What's in store for Field's?

    For the second time in less than a year, Marshall Field's and Frango mints have been caught up in a wave of consolidation sweeping the nation's struggling department stores. This time, the Chicago icon, known for its distinctive green bags and its...
  • Sales put Sears in better position

    Ending a six-month slump, Sears, Roebuck and Co. bounced back in October to handily beat Wall Street's estimates and boost its stock price by 5 percent. While Sears pleasantly surprised analysts Thursday, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell short of expectations...
  • May sales dim Sears' 2nd-quarter outlook

    Experiencing weakness in every department of its traditional mall stores, Sears, Roebuck and Co. was one of the few major retailers to post disappointing May sales, and the Hoffman Estates merchant on Thursday provided a more somber assessment of its...