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  • Holiday deals shaping up to be best in years

    Holiday deals shaping up to be best in years
    Stores are falling over themselves this holiday season to lure shoppers in with deals like matching online prices, extending layaways, and even making their own tablets. What that means for shoppers is likely the best season of discounts in years. This...
  • Sears bids Hometown, Outlet, hardware stores goodbye in spinoff

    Sears Holdings Corp., one of several struggling big-box retailers, is splitting off more than 1,000 Hometown, Outlet and hardware stores as a separate, public company. The spinoff will affect 1,238 stores total. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc....
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • Quinn increases tax credit for working poor

    Quinn increases tax credit for working poor
    The state's working poor will save a bit more on taxes as a result of a bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today. The measure increases the earned income tax credit. The Democratic governor requested the relief to provide a counterbalance to the tax...
  • Sears to be dropped from S&P 500

    Sears Holdings Corp., one of the earliest members of the S&P 500, is being kicked out of the index next week and replaced by a Dutch chemicals company. The retailer, which trades on Nasdaq, will exit the index when the market closes on Sept. 4....
  • Sears to sell, spin off stores after $2.4-billion quarterly loss

    Sears to sell, spin off stores after $2.4-billion quarterly loss
    Sears Holdings Corp. posted a $2.4-billion loss in its fourth quarter but appeased investors by planning to sell or spin off many of its stores to boost liquidity. The Hoffman Estates, Ill., company reported a loss of $22.63 per share in the quarter that...
  • Hiring will decrease in August, report says

     
    As if today's market news wasn't bad enough, a new survey indicates that hiring will decrease in August as worried companies wait out a rough economy. Declines in hiring will be concentrated in the service sector, which had become a......
  • Three California Sears stores among 79 outlets to close nationwide

     
    Three Sears stores in California are among 79 stores nationwide on the chopping block after a dismal holiday season forced Sears Holding Co. to retool its strategy....
  • More mixed messages from our temperamental economy

     
    Coming back from a few days off — still a little sluggish from “making rather merry” — I was met by these two headlines. “Consumer confidence shoots higher again,” and “Sears Holdings plans to close 100 to 120...
  • When Sears, the Facebook of its era, launched its IPO

    When Sears, the Facebook of its era, launched its IPO
    Even people who don't play the market are thinking this week about buying stock in Facebook's initial public offering of shares. One hundred six years ago, Sears, Roebuck and Co. was its era's version of a hot tech company. Like Facebook, Apple or...
  • Sears Releases List of Store Closings, Including 3 in SoCal

    Sears Releases List of Store Closings, Including 3 in SoCal
    NEW YORK -- Sears Holdings Corp. has released a list of 79 of the 100 to 120 stores it announced it would close in the wake of weak holiday sales. Three of those stores are in Southern California. The local stores include one in El Monte on Peck Road...
  • Sears to close up to 120 Kmart, Sears Full-line stores

    Sears to close up to 120 Kmart, Sears Full-line stores
    Retailer Sears Holdings Corp said it plans to close 100-120 Kmart and Sears Full-line stores and expects its adjusted fourth-quarter EBITDA to more than halve from a year ago. The company reported $933 million in adjusted fourth-quarter earnings before...