July 2, 2015

Barnes & Noble is hoping that hiring a CEO with experience launching electronics products will help revive its Nook e-reader division.

July 2, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores has promoted its chief operating officer to CEO.

June 25, 2015

Sears has opened a new connected home flagship store near Silicon Valley and Ryan Ciovacco, president of consumer electronics and connected solutions, spoke with Retailing Today about the major initiative.

June 12, 2015

Kmart has overhauled its marketing team by making several personnel changes and replacing its CMO with a veteran from DSW.

June 8, 2015

The retail industry is accustomed to weak same store sales at Sears and Kmart, but the magnitude of the decline the company experienced in the first quarter was large even by its standards.

June 5, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc.

June 5, 2015

Lower sales and a fall in commissions led Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. to post falling profit in the first quarter.

May 22, 2015

Former Sears and Walgreens finance executive Atul Kavthekar is joining LivingSocial as CFO to help execute the e-commerce company’s ongoing re-invention strategy.

May 5, 2015

Sears is putting its decades of home improvement knowledge to work once again for military families. 

April 23, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is embracing its branding as “America’s Appliance Experts” with a refresh of seven stores in Arizona, among other states.

April 22, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc., which had disappointing financial results in its last quarter, said CEO W. Bruce Johnson will leave the company Aug. 1.

April 20, 2015

Kmart is trying to increase pharmacy traffic with a new Shop Your Way rewards program that gives members $10 back in points (10,000 points) for every five qualifying prescriptions filled in a rolling 12-month period.

April 15, 2015

Kmart is taking its long-running affiliation with March of Dimes to a new level this year with the help of America’s fiercest fitness expert. 

April 13, 2015

Sears Holdings will eventually need to sell more stuff to shoppers to remain viable as a retailer, but in the meantime the company has shown itself to be more adept at generating cash through complex real estate deals that unlock the value of an increasingly less productive store base. 

April 1, 2015

Sears Holding Corp. is looking to raise more than $2.5 billion by selling its stores to a real estate investment trust. 

March 30, 2015

Sears has teamed up with organizers of a next-generation athletic event that involves slogging through mud to promote its best-selling Kenmore brand in stores, online and via social media. 

March 26, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is rearranging its appliance retail strategy to better speak to customers and their changing priorities.

March 25, 2015

Separating itself from Sears Holdings a year ago has not helped Land’s End financial footing judging from the company’s fourth quarter profit and same store sales decline.

March 23, 2015

Sears and Craftsman have kicked off their second annual “MAKEcation” promotion with a sweepstakes that sends the winner to an event this fall in Brooklyn. 

March 20, 2015

Deep holiday discounts and the West Coast port dispute hurt profits at New York & Company Inc. during the fourth quarter.

March 3, 2015

Kmart and Best Buy are among the retailers that helped St. Jude’s Hospital raise more than $100 million for the second year in a row.

February 26, 2015

Sears Holdings continues to lose money –- lots of it –- and same store sales declined again during the holidays, but the severity of the company’s losses have diminished, which has Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert believing further improvement is coming as the company transforms to what he calls “a leading integrated membership-focused company.” 

February 19, 2015

While Kmart has been closing many of its stores as it seeks to restructure the company, the retailer has quietly launched a pilot program to re-brand itself as K-Fresh. 

February 10, 2015

The Finish Line is looking to upgrade its customer experience capabilities with the addition of a new chief omnichannel officer and executive vice president.