Sears

This March 25, 2014 photo shows a Best Buy store in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Is America’s love affair with gadgets fading?

NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy and Sears on Thursday both blamed their weak quarterly results on the fact that shoppers aren’t shelling out for consumer electronics. Already squeezed by tough competition from online retailers […]

05/22/2014

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Sears to spin off Lands’ End business

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that it will spin off its Lands’ End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer’s shareholders. It’s the latest move […]

12/06/2013

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Sears considering spinning off Lands’ End

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is considering separating its Lands’ End and Sears Auto Center businesses from the rest of the company as it seeks to focus its attention on bolstering its business at its […]

10/29/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Sears, Penney, book publisher sever ties with Paula Deen

NEW YORK (AP) — The exodus continues. Sears Holdings Corp and J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that they’re cutting ties with Paula Deen, adding to the list of companies severing their relationship following revelations that […]

06/28/2013

Cheryl Tiegs

Cheryl Tiegs on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with supermodel and businesswoman, Cheryl Tiegs. With her signature line of clothing and accessories for Sears, Cheryl Tiegs has sold nearly a billion dollars of merchandise.

02/25/2013

(AP Photo)

ShopperTrak: Stores have a solid start to holidays

A firm that analyzes customer traffic says stores saw a solid increase in sales for the four-day start to the holiday season, as heavy Thanksgiving shopping offset a drop in Black Friday sales.

11/27/2012

Black Friday morphs into Thanksgiving

Retailers are pushing the envelope again this Thanksgiving with earlier store openings. Target announced on Monday that it’s opening on Thanksgiving at 9 p.m. at some stores for its Black Friday sale. Walmart and Sears […]

11/14/2012

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