September 11, 2015

Michael McCarthy spent 28 years at Sears Holdings before leaving the company in 2011, but now he is back in new senior level role at the Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores.

September 10, 2015

Kmart is making getting an advance jump on holiday purchases a little easier this year.

September 4, 2015

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc. posted declining profits and revenues in a generally difficult second quarter of fiscal 2015.

September 2, 2015

Real estate transactions helped Sears Canada swing to a profit in the second quarter even as revenue and same-store sales decreased.

August 24, 2015

Lynn Pendergrass has joined Sears Holdings Corp. in the new role of president, hardlines.

August 20, 2015

A one-time gain of $2.7 billion from the creation of its publicly-traded Seritage Growth Properties real estate investment trust (REIT) pushed Sears Holdings Corp, into the black for the first time since 2012.

August 3, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. is expecting to announce some rare good news about profits thanks to a real estate spinoff when it reports its second quarter results on Aug. 20.

July 14, 2015

Sears Holdings has tapped a Gymboree exec as president.

July 2, 2015

Sears Canada’s loss is Barnes & Noble Inc.’s gain.

July 2, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. has named William (Will) A. Powell as CEO and president.

June 30, 2015

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores announced a key hire in marketing, and a promotion in merchandising.

June 25, 2015

Discounter 99 Cents Only has appointed a former Walmart executive as interim CFO — for the second time.

June 15, 2015

Kelly N. Cook's LinkedIn profile indicates that she became Kmart's chief marketing officer.

June 8, 2015

A reduction in selling, general and administrative expenses helped Sears Holdings Corp. reduce its first quarter net loss even as its sales continued to slide.

June 5, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. reported falling profits and sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 27, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores has named Andrew Giancamilli, chairman of the company’s board of directors, as interim president and CEO, replacing Stéphane Gonthier, who has resigned.

May 22, 2015

Online marketplace LivingSocial appointed Atul Kavthekar as CFO. He will join the company in June, and will report to president and CEO Gautam Thakar.

May 4, 2015

Potbelly Corp. has promoted Julie Younglove-Webb as its new senior VP of operations. Younglove-Webb will oversee all aspects of company operations.

April 30, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. announced the two remaining stores involved in its deal with European fashion retailer Primark. (In late 2014, Sears entered into lease agreements with Primark for seven standalone stores in the Northeastern United States.)

April 23, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. has tapped former Rouse Properties COO Benjamin Schall to lead new Sears REIT Seritage Growth Properties.

April 23, 2015

On the heels of disappointing sales trends, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. said that its CEO W. Bruce Johnson will leave the company Aug. 1.

April 23, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. is hoping to spark a turnaround in its struggling Hometown and Outlet Stores division with a 51-store refresh program that starts with seven stores in Arizona.

April 15, 2015

New concepts are the lifeblood of retailing. Here are six new stores — three homegrown formats and three imports — that are currently in the works:

April 14, 2015

Heslin Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of West Central Plaza Shopping Center, a retail property located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.