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July 7, 2014

Sears Holdings announced today that Kristin M. Coleman will join the company as senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

June 25, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. will open its newest Colorado Sears Home Appliance Showroom on June 26, in Arvada.

April 15, 2014

Sears Holdings has named Arun Arora pany as senior VP and president, Home Services.

February 10, 2014

Sears has debuted In-Vehicle Pickup, a new service powered by the chain’s Shop Your Way mobile app that enables customers to pick up their online purchases at any Sears store within five minutes of arrival, without ever leaving the car.

December 6, 2013

In a not-so-unexpected move, Sears Holdings Corp. on Friday said it had filed to spin off its Lands' End unit.

August 22, 2013

Sears Holdings’ second-quarter loss widened as the company was challenged with store closings, weak sales and deep discounts.

June 28, 2013

Sears Holdings on Friday joined the growing list of retailers and other companies severing ties with Southern celebrity chef Paula Deen in the wake of the controversy regarding her use of a racial slur. Both Sears and Kmart sold Paula Deen products.

May 9, 2013

Sears Holdings announced that Jeff Balagna will join the company as executive VP and CIO.

February 28, 2013

Sears Holding Corp. said its net loss for the quarter ended on Feb. 2 narrowed to $489 million from $2.4 billion a year earlier.

October 8, 2012

Kmart and Sears are gearing up for the holiday shopping season with the elimination of layaway service fees, a new layaway home delivery service and an enhanced in-store mobile experience.

August 13, 2012

A report released Monday by the Associated Press said that Sears Holdings Corp. would be spinning off its Hometown and Outlet stores, along with some hardware stores, into a separate, publicly traded company.

July 23, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. said that former interim CEO Bruce Johnson will serve as president and CEO of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores once the unit is spun off from the retailer.

June 1, 2012

Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings announced that Sears Canada has filed a Registration Statement on Form 20-F with the U.S. SEC in connection with the company’s previously announced plan to spin-off a portion of its interest in Sears Canada.

May 30, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. said it has launched a new online charity project designed to parlay customer opinions into charitable contributions.

May 17, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. reported that it generated a profit of $189 million for the quarter ended April 28, after losing $170 million in the same period last year.

March 1, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday that it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star program’s highest honor: the Energy Star Corporate Commitment Award.

February 23, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. reported a loss of $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter, compared with a profit of $374 million in the year-ago period.

January 12, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. confirmed that John Goodman, its chief of apparel and home division, has resigned the company, effective immediately.

December 27, 2011

Sears Holdings Corp. said it will close between 100 and 120 underperforming Sears and Kmart stores, following dismal holiday sales results for the brands.

November 17, 2011

Sears Holdings Corp. reported that its loss widened in the third quarter on softness in its Canada division and on weaker consumer electronics sales.

November 3, 2011

Sears and Kmart stores are debuting “mobile shopping walls” in high-traffic areas to reach customers who are traveling or on-the-go during the holiday season.

October 24, 2011

Sears Holdings announced it will offer free shipping on Sears.com for orders qualified orders totaling more than $99, and on Kmart.com for orders more than $49.

October 13, 2011

Sears Holdings has begun the staged roll out of Apple iPads and Apple iPod Touch devices, starting with nearly 450 stores nationwide.

September 23, 2011

A Friday report by Wall Street Journal said that Sears Holdings Corp. is in an active push to lease surplus space to other retailers.

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