Sears

Sears, Roebuck: The 19th Century's Amazon

Jan 22, 2014
Sears is closing its store in downtown Chicago. We take this occasion to consider what Sears was to consumers in the late 1800s: Amazon.
Posted In: Sears, Amazon

Standard & Poor's 500 drops Sears

Aug 30, 2012
The prestigious corporate club says the big retailer's stock, which has been listed on the S&P since the 1950s, is no longer representative of the index.
Posted In: S&P 500 index, Standard & Poor's, Sears

Sears to close dozens of stores in U.S.

Dec 27, 2011
A good holiday shopping season for most retailers wasn't enough to help ailing Sears, which will close around 100 stores in the coming months.
Posted In: Sears, holiday shopping, appliances

Sears, Kmart to close stores after disappointing sales

Dec 27, 2011
Following dismal holiday sales in a year that was strong for other retailers, Sears and Kmart will shut down over 100 stores.
Posted In: Sears, retail sales, holiday shopping

Sears, Kmart to close stores after dismal holiday

Dec 27, 2011
Sears and Kmart plan to eliminate as many as 120 stores. Analysts wonder if their hedge fund owner really understands the retail biz.
Posted In: Retail, Sears, Kmart

Sears is not offering a bargain on the iPad 2

Jul 18, 2011
Sears, official large store of your dad, has some egg on its face today after an advertising screw up on its website promised iPad 2s for $69....
Posted In: iPad, iPad 2, Sears, whoopsie

Sears and KMart team up to sell downloaded movies

Dec 28, 2010
iTunes has a new competitor for movie downloads: Sears. Seriously. Sears has teamed up with Kmart to launch a new service called Alphaline. You can...
Posted In: Entertainment, Kmart, Sears, windows, xbox 360

MID-DAY UPDATE: New unemployment claims rise to half a million...

Aug 19, 2010
... some of that is returning troops from Iraq Intel is buying McAfee! Oil discovered off coast of Mozambique -- a mixed blessing? First ever se...
Posted In: Chesapeake Bay, commercial fishing, Intel, Iraq, Maryland, McAfee, mid-day update, Mozambique, new jersey, Oil, oyster farming, Sears, securities fraud, Unemployment, Virginia