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On Wednesday, shares of Kmart Holding Corp. jumped 7.7 percent on news of its purchase of Sears, Roebuck and Co. On Thursday, Kmart was still buying Sears under the same terms. But its stock dropped as much as 8.1 percent before rallying a bit to close...
Tribune staff reporterAlan Lacy's company is being bought, but he's getting a good job and a nice raise. In a regulatory filing Thursday evening, Sears, Roebuck and Co., said Lacy, its chairman and chief executive officer, will get a 50 percent increase in salary over 2003...
Tribune staff reporterMark Cosby, the new head of Sears, Roebuck and Co.'s full-line stores, put his first imprint on the division Monday by shaking up his management team. "He's beginning to shape his own team," said a spokeswoman for Sears. She said Cosby, who joined...
Tribune staff reporterWhen Sears, Roebuck and Co. bought Lands' End in 2002, the retailer explained that the preppy clothing line had a strong following across several key categories. Two years later, Sears is scaling back the brand for children, recognizing that parents...
Tribune staff reporterAmid a fourth straight year of falling sales, Sears, Roebuck and Co. has launched an outside search for a new executive to oversee all of its stores and marketing operations. The search to fill the new position, which carries the title of president of...
Chicago Tribune Staff WriterIn its continuing effort to move to the forefront of fashion, Sears, Roebuck and Co. is putting a spotlight on its urban clothing labels. Sears, based in Hoffman Estates, Ill., is testing a new urban fashion format in major cities across the country,...
Tribune staff reporterFor 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...
Tribune staff reporterCould television carpenter Ty Pennington be the next Martha Stewart? Sears, Roebuck and Co. Wednesday said it has signed the craftsman of cable's TV's "Trading Spaces" and ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" to a multiyear deal that includes product...
Tribune staff reporterGene Kahn is like "the dog who instinctively chases the car but isn't sure what to do with it when he finally catches it." That's one Wall Street analyst's take on the chief executive officer of May Department Stores Co., which last week bought...
Sun StaffRetailers are extending Presidents Day sales, restocking shelves with food and other staples and selling off inventory to liquidators after the weekend snowstorm forced hundreds of stores and malls in Baltimore and elsewhere in the northeastern United...
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Tribune staff reporterSears, Roebuck and Co. stock rose 5.5 percent Tuesday on speculation that the Hoffman Estates department store chain might buy some stores from or even invest in Kmart Holding Corp., which saw its shares climb nearly 7 percent. The buzz behind the...
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Tribune staff reporterCHICAGO: At age 21, Megan Weiss already owns eight swimsuits and is on the lookout for No. 9. Browsing Thursday afternoon at Woodfield Shopping Center in Schaumburg, the Naperville hairstylist said she favors two-piece "tankinis," which consist of a...
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