Circuit City, Linens 'N Things, and Borders exit the marketplace over the past few years, while names like Barnes & Noble, Sears , Office Depot, and OfficeMax struggle to reverse deteriorating fundamentals. Consolidation among mass merchants like Wal
most part, switching costs are nonexistent. You can choose on any given shopping trip, are you going to go to Macy's, Sears , wherever it may be. The network effect: [TICKER:CME] CME Group. There's a clearinghouse function involved with futures
Sears Holdings ( SHLD -5.5% ) names William Hutchinson to lead its global supply chain operation. Hutchinson was hired away from
sales, but did manage to earn a profit of $78.8M last year. Despite gaining its independence back, Lands' End is still reliant on its parent company with a sizable number of its shops set up inside of Sears stores. Post your comment!
Sears Holdings ( SHLD ) announces it completed the spin off of Lands' End ( LE ). Lands' End will start trading today on the Nasdaq. Sears received gross proceeds of $500 from the spinoff in the form of a cash dividend. Post your comment!
yesterday amid the media blitz for Michael Lewis' assault on high-frequency trading. Was Lewis front-run? Barron's Steven Sears notes heavy put action in NDAQ ahead of Sunday's 60 Minutes interview with the author. Post your comment!
about struggling retailers, e.g., J.C. Penney ( JCP ), Sears ( SHLD ), Best Buy ( BBY ), and Radio Shack ( RSH ). These ..... store sales to online sales. The fact that J.C. Penney and Sears are on this list is somewhat ironic - they were the original
bemoaning your failure to purchase shares in Sears ( SHLD ) back in 1993. In the early nineties, Sears was the dominant retailer with powerful subsidiaries ..... along and ruined the party. Nonetheless, Sears proved an excellent investment over the last
Ownership Decrease In Ownership Frank O'Donnell Executive Chairman March 26 50,000 No 2,472,606 shares 2.0% Samuel Sears Director March 20 4,000 No 19,853 shares 16.8% William Stone Director March 11 35,000 Yes 63,178 shares 35.7
Sears ( SHLD ) plans to launch a Seventeen brand based on the Hearst publication of the same name. The line will include clothing, shoes, and accessories. Post your comment!