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  • Calvin Klein and the fabric of brand loyalty

    Calvin Klein and the fabric of brand loyalty
    A recent trip to St. Louis found Team Rosenthal on the Anheuser-Busch brewery tour. For the young son and daughter, there was a foosball table in the waiting area, Clydesdale horses in the stables and a gift shop. For the parents, there was free beer....
  • Sears explores sale of stake in Canadian arm, no quick deal seen

    Sears explores sale of stake in Canadian arm, no quick deal seen
    Chcicago-based Sears Holdings Corp said on Wednesday it was looking at selling its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada Inc, a move that could trigger a deal for the entire Canadian operation, though a quick and easy sale was seen as unlikely. Sears Holdings,...
  • Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies

     Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies
    Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
  • Sears Canada losses double in 1Q

    Sears Canada losses double in 1Q
    Sagging demand for spring merchandise more than doubled Sears Canada Inc.'s first-quarter loss, the retailer reported Wednesday. The struggling company, 51-percent owned by Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp., said its net loss widened to C$75.2...
  • Sears losses deepen as sales slide again

    Sears losses deepen as sales slide again
    Sears Holdings Corp. posted a steep first-quarter loss Thursday as revenue continued its seven-year slide amid continued store closures. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer reported a $402 million loss in the first quarter, or $3.79 per diluted share, a...
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  • Lands' End earnings jump in 1st report after Sears spinoff

    Lands' End earnings jump in 1st report after Sears spinoff
    Shares of Lands’ End soared nearly 8 percent on Thursday after the retailer said its earnings jumped 48 percent in its first quarterly report as a standalone public company. The Dodgeville, Wis.-based retailer was spun-off from Sears Holdings Corp....
  • Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving

    Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving
    If you’re keeping track, add Kmart, Sears and OfficeMax, to the list of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving for the holiday shopping extravaganza. Kmart will open for 41 hours starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black...
  • Home of the Week: A 'Paradise Found' in Homewood

    'Paradise Lost" is the 1667 epic poem by English poet John Milton that went from bad to verse. The writer might have had a more upbeat point of view had he spent a weekend or three at the Homewood home of health services worker Chris Larragoite. High...
  • Ace Hardware wants to keep employees' state taxes

    Ace Hardware wants to keep employees' state taxes
    Two years after Ace Hardware received a 10-year tax incentive package to keep its headquarters in Oak Brook, the company is back asking for a special tax break. The 4,700-store cooperative is seeking legal authority to collect the $12.7 million it was...
  • Emory Williams, longtime Sears executive, 1911-2014

     Emory Williams, longtime Sears executive, 1911-2014
    Retirement was about the only thing at which Sears, Roebuck & Co. executive and Chicago civic leader Emory Williams didn't excel. Mr. Williams, who started at Sears in 1933 as a warehouse clerk, was the company's treasurer and chief financial officer...
  • Tribune's Heartland Prize marks 25 years

    Tribune's Heartland Prize marks 25 years
    In 1988, the Chicago Tribune announced it would award annual prizes to honor “extraordinary writing about the people and places that make up the heart of America.” These Heartland Prizes — one for fiction, one for nonfiction —...