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  • American Eagle CEO Robert Hanson abruptly steps down

    American Eagle Outfitters Inc. said after the market closed Wednesday that Chief Executive Robert Hanson has left his post after less than two years, a move that stunned Wall Street. The teen apparel retailer said Executive Chairman Jay L....
  • Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers

    Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is laying off 2,300 employees in its Sam’s Club division as it tries to make its workforce leaner. In total, 2% of the 116,000 Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will lose their jobs. Employees were being informed of the...
  • Allentown used bookstore to close

    Allentown used bookstore to close
    While a deluge of restaurants and retail shops are expected to fill downtown Allentown in the wake of the PPL Center's debut in the fall, the city will soon be losing another bookstore. Another Story used bookstore at 524 N. 18th St. (near Wert's Cafe)...
  • Penney broadens poison pill defense; Abercrombie ditches its version

    Penney broadens poison pill defense; Abercrombie ditches its version
    J.C. Penney Co. just made it easier to trigger its shareholder rights plan — a.k.a. its poison pill defense against hostile takeover attempts — leading to early speculation on Wall Street that potential buyers might be sniffing for an opening....
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 28

    Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park •A 42-year-old Worth man was charged with DUI, speeding, improper lane use and improper lane change during a Jan. 11 traffic stop on the 8800 block of 143rd Street for driving 72 mph...
  • Once the place to be, Lake Square Mall faces a shaky future

    Once <i>the</i> place to be, Lake Square Mall faces a shaky future
    The future of the Lake Square Mall seems pretty shaky at the moment. The mall, which opened in 1980 during the heyday of enclosed shopping, soon will be losing two of its four big anchor stores: Target is closing on Feb. 1 and J.C. Penney will shut...
  • Readers offer ideas on how to fix Lake Square Mall

    Readers offer ideas on how to fix Lake Square Mall
    Lake Square Mall, once the social hub of the county for bored teenagers, is in limbo while a New York businessman who buys distressed malls tries to close a deal to buy it for the $13.6 million that he bid on auction.com for the property. Mehran...
  • Christmas shopping? Save hundreds with these retail coupons

    Christmas shopping? Save hundreds with  these retail coupons
    We're down to the last few shopping days before Christmas and I have a sleigh full of coupon savings, dining deals and freebies as well as fun things to do. Kohl's and Toys R Us are open around the clock until Tuesday and most other stores have extended...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Dec. 23

    The following items were taken from police reports: A 35-year-old Orland Park man was charged with domestic battery after he shoved a woman into furniture during an alcohol-fueled argument at a residence on the 14700 block of Park Lane on Nov. 28....
  • Macy's settles with Martha Stewart, but J.C. Penney fight ongoing

    Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Macy's announced Thursday that they had settled a lawsuit that accused Stewart’s company of violating an exclusivity agreement by selling products at rival chain J.C. Penney. Neither MSLO nor Macy’s...
  • Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides

    Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides
    Santa slacked off during the holidays, delivering a solidly so-so season for retailers. Shoppers were less impressed and more careful during the season compared with the previous one, doing their research before picking through shelves of uninspiring...
  • Malls will be 'historical anachronism,' says Grove mogul Rick Caruso

    Malls will be 'historical anachronism,' says Grove mogul Rick Caruso
    Indoor malls may have a limited lifespan, according to Rick Caruso, owner of Southland centers including the Grove in the Fairfax district and the Americana at Brand in Glendale. In a Sunday keynote speech to some 4,000 people at the National Retail...