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Sears Exploring Creation of a REIT

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) said it is looking into the formation of a real estate investment trust (REIT) as a way of generating cash from its real estate portfolio. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the retail holding company said potentially 200 to 300 of its stores would beMore »

Last updated: November 7, 2014

Sears Holdings’ Boire Named Acting President, CEO for Sears Canada

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  HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Ronald D. Boire, executive vice president, chief merchandising officer and president for Sears and Kmart, has been named acting president and CEO for Sears Canada, effective today. “I have enjoyed working with Ron and appreciate the contributions he has made to support our transformation,” said Edward S. Lampert, Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD)More »

Last updated: October 15, 2014

Great Expectations

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Pity the home furnishings industry exec on a long summer vacation—he or she will return to work with a whole new landscape of retail leaders. For those keeping score at home (along with the imaginary, anachronistic exec who could actually take vacation all summer), here’s a brief rundown on the recent CEO shuffle: Target namedMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Sears’ Red Ink Grows in Q2

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Sears Holdings reported a net loss of $573 million in its fiscal second quarter, compared to a net loss of $194 million in the second quarter of last year. Edward Lampert, the company’s chairman and CEO, termed the bottom-line performance “unacceptable” and said the company is taking steps to address the results. “ThisMore »

Last updated: August 21, 2014

Sears Names James to Head Kmart

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Alasdair James has been appointed president and chief member officer of Kmart by the mass retailer’s parent, Sears Holdings. In his new role, James oversees the Kmart operation, including the driving of the format strategy, managing profit and loss and “aligning merchandise, marketing, pricing and selling with the needs and wants of ShopMore »

Last updated: August 12, 2014

Sears Slims Q4 Loss; Fiscal-Year Loss Increases

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Sears Holdings said its fourth-quarter net loss fell from $489 million last year to $358 million in this year’s quarter. Meanwhile, the company’s net loss for the fiscal year ending on Feb. 1 rose from $930 million to $1.4 billion. Edward Lampert, Sears Holdings’ chairman and CEO, said the company’s results continue toMore »

Last updated: February 27, 2014

Sears Same-Store Sales Dive in Q4

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Same-store sales for Sears Holdings were down 7.4 percent for the fourth quarter through Jan. 6, according to a preliminary statement about the quarter from the parent of Sears and Kmart. The falloff included a 9.2 percent drop in same-store sales from Sears domestic stores and a decrease of 5.7 percent from KmartMore »

Last updated: January 10, 2014

Sears Loss Grows in Q3

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Declines in sales and a jump in promotional activity made the ink in Sears Holdings’ bottom line redder in its fiscal third quarter, ending on Nov. 2. The company posted a net loss of $534 million in the quarter, compared to a net loss of $498 million in last year’s third quarter. NetMore »

Last updated: November 21, 2013