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April 21, 2014

The Michigan Small Business Development Center is honoring a Sears Appliance & Hardware store located in Big Rapids, Mich., with its 2013 Best Small Business Award for creating jobs, increasing sales and improving business strategy.

April 15, 2014

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

April 15, 2014

Several Sears Outlet stores across the country have new owners. Locations in Oceanside, Ontario, and Corona, Calif., are now owned by Tony Lutfi.

April 7, 2014

Sears Holdings Corporation completed its spin-off of Lands' End Inc. on April 4.

April 7, 2014

Sears Holdings announced that William Hutchinson will join the company as senior VP and president, supply chain.

April 3, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sears Holdings with a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.

March 28, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. opens a new store in Webster, Texas, on March 28. Each Sears Outlet Store, on average, offers shoppers more than 18,000-sq.-ft. of retail space.

March 17, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. said its board has approved the spin on of its Lands’ End business, effective April 4, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

March 14, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. reported preliminary declines in net income, net sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.

March 13, 2014

Tractor Supply Co., the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced that Robert D. Mills has joined the company as senior VP and CIO, succeeding James Callison, who is retiring.

February 27, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. narrowed its loss for the fourth quarter as it lowered expenses and reduced inventory.

February 27, 2014

Sears Holdings’ CEO Eddie Lampert strongly defended his company in his annual letter to shareholders, saying not only does he believe Sears is headed in the right direction, but that “the entire retail industry is headed to where we already are.”

February 25, 2014

Caruso Development has awarded the property management contract for Barrington Square, a 101,500-sq.-ft. retail center in Hoffman Estates, Ill., to SVN Crossroads Management.

February 21, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has opened a new Sears Appliance & Hardware Store located in Huntsville, Texas.

February 21, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has opened a new Sears Home Appliance Showroom store in Vallejo, Calif.

February 21, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. has opened two new Sears Hometown Stores.

February 18, 2014

While we’re only just getting started on 2014, already one of the big retail stories is store closings. While the economy is far from robust, we aren’t in a recession either, and so at first these closings might seem a little surprising.

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.

February 5, 2014

Mark Panzer, president and CEO Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, will be leaving Pharmaca in pursuit of an opportunity at Sears Holding Company, according to Drug Store News.

February 4, 2014

Sears Holdings announced that Norman Miller will join the company as senior VP and president, Automotive.

January 30, 2014

Sears Canada, which laid off more than 1,300 employees on Jan. 15, is cutting an additional 624 jobs.

January 23, 2014

Kmart will shutter two locations in the Philadelphia area this spring, Philadelphia Business Journal said.

January 22, 2014

Sears plans to close a store in the Loop section of downtown Chicago in April 2014.

January 22, 2014

Sears Holdings Corporation anticipates hiring 6,500 veterans and military spouses in 2014.

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