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The Sears stores in Niles and Oak Brook opened within two years of each other in the early 1960s. Both topped 200,000 square feet and... [Read More]
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There are plenty of decades-old Sears catalogs, employee pins and vintage items for sale on eBay. In the wake of the company's bankruptcy filing earlier... [Read More]
Tags: Sears - catalogs - good
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Sears Holdings Corp., parent of the Sears and Kmart retail chains, has filed for bankruptcy protection — a last-ditch effort to save an American icon... [Read More]
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Sears Holdings Corp., the parent of the struggling Sears and Kmart retail chains, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday — a last-ditch effort to save an... [Read More]
Tags: Sears - Maryland - Kmart
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Sears Holdings Corp., parent of the Sears and Kmart retail chains, has filed for bankruptcy protection. [Read More]
Sears Holdings Corp., parent of the Sears and Kmart retail chains, has filed for bankruptcy protection - a last-ditch effort to save an American icon... [Read More]
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Sears Holdings Corp. signed a $1.8 million deal last week that could keep its name on its hometown arena through 2022. The question is whether... [Read More]
A week ago, Sears celebrated the grand reopening of its Oakbrook Center store after a remodeling that cut the store's size in half, part of... [Read More]
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Amazon is opening two more of its cashierless convenience stores in Chicago – including one on Monday.Amazon Go, which sells grab-and-go food items in a... [Read More]
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Even Mattress Firm now acknowledges that a particular street on Chicago's North Side has more than enough spots to buy a mattress. The Houston-based... [Read More]
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Amazon is opening two more of its cashierless convenience stores in Chicago — including one on Monday. Amazon Go, which sells grab-and-go food items... [Read More]
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Amazon is opening two more of its cashierless convenience stores in Chicago — including one on Monday. Amazon Go, which sells grab-and-go food items... [Read More]
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New hotels, apartments, restaurants and entertainment venues popping up around Wrigley Field are meant to boost the neighborhood's status as a year-round destination. Now, at... [Read More]
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Sears will close its store in north suburban Niles in mid-December and lay off 75 workers there, according to a report from the Illinois Department... [Read More]
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During the final days of going-out-of-business sales at Carson's and Bergner's stores last month, still-loyal shoppers mourned the demise of department store chains with more... [Read More]
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Retailers won't just be battling each other for customers this holiday season — they're also gearing up to fight over the temporary workers who will... [Read More]
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Bouncing back from bankruptcy is no easy task, but Bon-Ton's new owners are giving it a shot... [Read More]
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Less than a month after going-out-of-business sales ended, Carson's and other chains owned by Bon-Ton Stores are back in business — online, at least. Liquidation... [Read More]
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Construction at Wrigley Field will keep the newest outpost of Chicago's Christkindlmarket from making a return trip to Wrigleyville this year. Instead, the annual German... [Read More]
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Retailers won't just be battling each other for customers this holiday season - they're also gearing up to fight over the temporary workers who will... [Read More]
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