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December 5, 2014

A cruise industry executive is the newest member of the board of directors for Sears Holdings Corp. 

December 4, 2014

Kmart eked out a positive third quarter same store sales increase, but parent company Sears Holdings still reported a $548 million loss while CEO Edward Lampert claimed customers are responding to transformation efforts.

December 2, 2014

Shoppers at Kmart who are looking for that must-have toy this holiday season will be also able to help raise money to end childhood cancer and other diseases. 

November 17, 2014

Just in time for the peak holiday shopping season, Sears is introducing "Reserve It" – a free service that lets Shop Your Way members pick out apparel and footwear in stock at their local Sears, put the items on hold, and then try them on once they arrive at the store.

November 13, 2014

Sears is offering early access to Black Friday deals as a means to entice customers to join its free Shop Your Way membership-based loyalty program.

November 5, 2014

SearsRugs.com is the name of a new online marketplace that promises to make shopping for high end affordable rugs easy and fun.

November 3, 2014

Customers and Shop Your Way members can shop Black Friday deals at most Sears stores starting as early as 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

October 23, 2014

Retailers typically wait until after the holiday to close stores and announce layoffs, but widespread media reports indicated Sears Holding will be doing a little of both ahead of Christmas.

October 2, 2014

As part of its agenda to boost liquidity ahead of the highly contested holiday shopping season, Sears Holdings plans to sell most of its 51% stake in its struggling Sears Canada division to shareholders — a move that stands to raise as much as $380 million by November.

September 25, 2014

Sears Canada president and CEO Douglas C. Campbell has resigned his spot so he can return to the United States by the end of the calendar year to tend to personal family issues. The board will commence a search for a new CEO immediately.

September 23, 2014

Kmart has unveiled its annual Fab 15 holiday toy list, a week after Toys “R” Us announced its Fabulous 15.

September 16, 2014

Sears has expanded its In-Vehicle Pickup curbside service to included returns and exchanges. The new integrated retail service, powered by the Shop Your Way mobile app, lets members pick up, return or exchange their purchases free, guaranteed in five minutes or less, without having to leave their vehicles.

September 10, 2014

According to Lands’ End president and CEO Edgar Huber, the company is well positioned to continue executing against its strategic initiatives to drive long-term sales and earnings growth.

September 4, 2014

Kmart is gearing up for the holiday shopping season and reminding customers, including Shop Your Way members, of its No Money Down Layaway program, which is now available.

September 3, 2014

Keith Sherwell, who served as CIO of Sears Holding Corp from March 2010 to June 2013, has been named CIO of the Office Depot international division, effective Sept. 15. Sherwell advised the board of OfficeMax during merger negotiations with Office Depot, and has served as a technology integration consultant to Office Depot since the completion of the merger in November 2013.

August 25, 2014

ShopYourWay, the digital loyalty, marketing and shopping platform of Sears and Kmart, has enlisted YouTube celebrities Ricky Dillon and Jenn McCallister to be “curators of cool” for the site.

August 21, 2014

Describing second-quarter earnings as "unacceptable," Sears Holdings chairman and CEO Edward Lampert added that his company's transformation is continuing and online sales are growing.

August 11, 2014

Sears Holdings has appointed former Tesco executive Alasdair James as president and chief member officer for the Kmart business.

July 25, 2014

With back-to-school shopping in full swing, Sears is wooing parents not only with an assortment that includes new styles but also expanded store pickup that aims to drive traffic into its stores with the promise of convenience.

July 22, 2014

Sears Outlet Stores, a subsidiary of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, has leased the former Sears location on E Front Street, expanding Outlet Store operations and services, while offering an economic boost with mass job creation.

July 21, 2014

Former CVS, Macys and Sears executive Mark Cosby has a new role at Office Depot where he will serve as president of the company’s North American business.

July 18, 2014

Kmart has been offering Shop Your Way members check-cashing services since September last year, but this week the retailer is making the service available for $1 or less, rather than $3. For the lowered price, members will be able to cash payroll and government checks up to $2,000 and personal checks up to $500.

July 15, 2014

Sears is looking to position itself as the go-to retailer for teens, and to that end has launched an exclusive fashion collection by Seventeen Magazine.

July 10, 2014

Sears Holdings’ Shop Your Way membership program and social shopping community has expanded its rewards program with the addition of more than 50 brand-name partners, which means members will be able to earn rewards through more places than ever.

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