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Lost Huntington: Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Moving to Chicago in 1996, Sears met Alvah C. Roebuck, who joined him in the business. In 1893, the two men renamed their watch company Sears, Roebuck & Co. and began adding new items to their catalog. Farmers discovered they could buy tools and ...
When Sears Was a Retail Star, Not Losing $1B in Six Months
The first Sears store gained fame with rural folks and farmers through its mail-order business. Those early Sears catalogs featured jewelery and watches, but the company quickly added a vast array of items, including a "Stradivarius model violin" for ...
Analyst says Sears 'becomes more irrelevant by the day'  Business Record
Sears tumbles 7.1% on $574M in 2nd quarter loss; Burns an alarming $747M in ...
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Learn From Sears: Don't Make This Monumental Mistake
In 1991, Sears, Roebuck & Company -- faced with severe financial pressure -- decided to revamp its compensation plan for mechanics in its Sears Auto Centers.
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Sears' Closing of 235 Stores Is a Long Way From Its Glory Days
Sears was once a sparkling star of the retail world going back to the days before there was such a thing as a chain store, but this week the company reported another quarterly loss and the shuttering of 235 under-performing stores this year. In its ...
Sears closing 235 stores nationwide: Sears-Kmart parent announced a loss of ...
Sears Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results  MarketWatch
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Financial Engineering Won't Fix Sears
In 1981, Sears, Roebuck & Co. made the first strategic mistake - diversification outside its “core” retailing business into financial and real estate services, by purchasing the Dean Witter Reynolds securities firm and the Coldwell Banker real estate ...
Sears Holdings Corporation Announces Sears Canada Rights Offering Fully ...  MarketWatch
Sears reit plan good news for investors  South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Is Sears the Next Iconic American Company Headed for Failure?
However, to millions of Americans, the possible end of Sears is a different story. The iconic company has served consumers through thick and thin since the founding of the company in 1893 by Richard Sears and Alvah Roebuck as a mail order house.
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Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Bankrupt By 2020 – The Short Case
Sears Holding Corporation (Sears) is the parent company of Kmart Holding Corporation and Sears, Roebuck and Co. which together create an integrated retailer offering an assortment of apparel, appliances, electronics, and automotive parts, among several ...
Why Sears Holdings Corp. Investors Should Hate Eddie Lampert  Motley Fool
Goodyear Sues Sears For $19.5M Over Co-Branded Tire Deal
Law360, New York (October 28, 2014, 1:48 PM ET) -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Monday slapped Sears Roebuck & Co. with a $19.5 million lawsuit over the beleaguered retailer's decision to back out of an agreement to sell co-branded tires, saying ...
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Sears CEO Lampert has failed to revive dying company
Lampert's hedge fund took control of Sears Roebuck & Co. in 2005, merging it with Kmart, a company he acquired out of bankruptcy.
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Sears CEO: Retailer's Loss, Revenue Decline 'Unacceptable'
Sears Holdings Sears Holdings reported $8 billion in second quarter revenue, down 10% from the same period last year and $115 million short of Wall Street analysts' consensus estimate.
Sears Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results  MarketWatch
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