Banners hang from Sears' flagship store in the Loop on Jan. 22, 2014 in Chicago, Ill.
Banners hang from Sears' flagship store in the Loop on Jan. 22, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. - 
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Sears hasn’t had a lot of good news to share lately. But yesterday, after announcing it would be closing about 30 Sears and Kmart locations, the struggling retailer also announced it got a new $200 million line of credit that will help it stay afloat. If you read a little closer, though, you’ll see the investor is from its major shareholder, who likely wants to keep stores open while selling off the company’s assets.

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