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

Ronald Boire

  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

Grand to Receive HFPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Mark Grand

NEW YORK-Mark Grand, president of Peking Handicraft, will receive the Carl Goldstein Lifetime Achievement Award from the Home Fashion Products Association at its annual meeting on Nov. 13. The award, named for the late vice chairman of S. Lichtenberg & Co., recognizes Grand’s commitment and dedication to the HFPA, its board of directors and theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

AHAM Unveils Sustainability Standard for Small Appliances, Floor-Care Products

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WASHINGTON-The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), in partnership with CSA Group and UL Environment, has released a sustainability standard for small appliances and floor-care products. Titled “AHAM 7002-2014/CSA SPE-7002-14/UL 7002, Sustainability Standard for Household Portable and Floor Care Appliances,” the new standard is the first voluntary standard for these appliances, according to an AHAMMore »

Last updated: August 27, 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 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

New CEO at EveryWare Global

Sam Solomon

LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global has appointed Sam Solomon to serve as interim CEO, effective immediately. Solomon succeeds John Sheppard, who left the company Feb. 24. A statement from EveryWare Global did not provide any details on Sheppard’s future plans. Solomon joins EveryWare, whose brands include Anchor Hocking and Oneida, with more than 20 years of leadershipMore »

Last updated: February 25, 2014

(Selling) Home for the Holidays

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If the consumer press was any indication, the universe almost ended. More precisely, the civilized world as we know it could have come to a crashing halt on Thanksgiving Day. That’s when the Scrooge-like retailers such as … well, pretty much every single retailer of note—opened for business. Macy’s suffered an unfair share of theMore »

Last updated: December 20, 2013

Sears, Kmart Slate Early Black Fridays

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Sears and Kmart will move Black Friday to Nov. 22, one week earlier than when the traditional Black Friday will fall. The event will be a presale exclusively for the two retailers’ Shop Your Way members. The program’s members will be able to shop more than 1,000 Black Friday doorbusters at sears.com beginningMore »

Last updated: November 15, 2013