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Story | Aug 27, 2008Spotlight RecallStory | Nov 17, 2004An investor tied to both Sears, Roebuck and Co. and rival Kmart Holding Corp. may move to significantly increase his stake in Sears and possibly propose to merge the two struggling companies, a key source close to the negotiations said late Tuesday. An...Story | Mar 21, 2003By most measures, Sears Chief Executive Alan Lacy got a crummy report card last year. Sales at Sears, Roebuck and Co. stores fell every month in 2002, sometimes by double digits. The company's lucrative credit card business stumbled again, and Sears'...Story | May 6, 2004The nation's largest public pension fund has issues with how the country's largest department store governs itself. The California Public Employees' Retirement System will withhold votes for Sears, Roebuck and Co. Chief Executive Alan Lacy and three...Story | Nov 18, 2004Vornado Realty Trust's unexpected disclosure that it had acquired a significant stake in Sears, Roebuck and Co. may have kick-started investor Edward Lampert's plan to merge the company with his Kmart Holding Corp. "Vornado's purchase stimulated activity...Story | Nov 18, 2004In a bold move that shakes up one of Chicago's most enduring business icons, Kmart Holding Corp. pounced on Sears, Roebuck and Co. Wednesday in a merger valued at $11 billion. The new company, which will be called Sears Holdings Corp., will become the...Story | Nov 18, 2004Will Martha Stewart be wearing a Lands' End cardigan in the Kmart stores of the future? Not likely, say several retail observers. Of all the exclusive Sears, Roebuck and Co. brands that could end up in Kmart stores after the retailers merge, the...Story | Nov 18, 2004When Alan Lacy took charge at Sears, Roebuck and Co. four years ago, he called his top executives to a meeting to talk strategy. A series of slides laid out Sears' plight--falling sales, a drooping stock price, ineffective marketing and high costs....Story | Nov 18, 2004Kmart Corp.'s cheeky proposal to acquire Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion may be wowing Wall Street, but it doesn't do anything to fix the serious problems afflicting two of the country's largest retailers, retail and business strategy experts say....Story | May 11, 2004For the second time this year, Sears, Roebuck and Co.'s fashion sensibility is a punch line in a major motion picture. This time it's "Mean Girls," starring Lindsay Lohan, that's picking on the Hoffman Estates-based department store chain. Earlier this...Story | Apr 22, 2004In its first full quarter as a pure retailer, Sears, Roebuck and Co. stumbled, posting a loss and conceding that falling clothing sales were largely self-inflicted wounds. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer's results were in line with guidance it gave to...Story | Apr 16, 2004As part of a wide-ranging restructuring, Sears, Roebuck and Co. trimmed its executive suite and raised the possibility that additional jobs could be lost or outsourced at the Hoffman Estates-based department store chain. Sears Chief Executive Alan Lacy...