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Nigro v. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Anthony Nigro appeals the district court's entry of summary judgment in favor of his former employer Sears, Roebuck and Co. ("Sears") in Nigro's diversity action against Sears, alleging three disability discrimination claims under the California Fair ...
9th Circ. Revives Ex-Sears Worker's Disability Bias Suit  Law360 (subscription)
Sears and Roebuck shaped Christmas traditions
In 1894 they moved to Chicago and set up a general mail-order house called Sears, Roebuck and Company. Sears was a master salesman and an advertising genius.
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
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Sears Posts $159 Million Loss as Asset Sales Shrink Retailer
Same-store sales fell 7 percent at Sears stores and 2 percent at Kmart for a companywide decline of 4.4 percent. The retailer has posted only one quarter of positive same-store sales since Lampert merged Sears Roebuck & Co. and Kmart Holding Corp. a ...
How HBC's Richard Baker stacks up against Bill Ackman and Eddie Lampert's
When ESL Investment Inc. gained controll of Kmart Corp. and subsequently announced the retailer would purchase Sears, Roebuck & Co., investors went wild. Mr. Lampert, ESL founder and CEO, was hailed as the next Warren Buffett and stock prices for both ...
UC to transform 1st Cincinnati Sears store into $16M innovation center
The University of Cincinnati will renovate the university's Campus Services Building, originally a Sears, Roebuck and Co. department store, into a $16 million research accelerator. UC's Board of Trustees approved funding for the project on Tuesday morning.
UC to renovate former Sears for innovation center
Sears CEO Eddie Lampert just keeps trying
In the decade since Lampert orchestrated the merger of Sears Roebuck & Co. and Kmart Holdings, the company has had only one quarter of positive same-store sales, a key retail metric measuring activity at stores opened at least a year. It was more of ...
Sears homes in Virginia showcase nostalgia
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - They were offered in a catalogue - and shipped in a kit - via railroad a century ago. From 1908 to about 1940, those pursuing the American Dream of home ownership could order houses from the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalogue.
A big box of troubles
The configuration of my Staples is this: one-third of space devoted to high-turnover office supplies; one-third to office furniture and computer equipment that gathers dust (there's more variety and better prices at Ikea and the busy Best Buy Co. Inc ...
Workers disability bias cases reinstated
Two appellate courts have separately ruled against employers - Sears Roebuck & Co. and an Ohio hospital - in disability discrimination cases holding that they failed to accommodate disabled workers.
Court says Sears worker's 'self-serving testimony' enough to ...  Reuters