May 23, 2012

Kmart has introduced a walk-in bill payment service in its stores, the mass merchandise retail chain said Wednesday.

May 18, 2012

Sears Holdings reported profits of $189 million during first quarter 2012, compared with a $165 million loss in first quarter 2011, the company said.

May 4, 2012

Kmart is introducing prescription pet medications at its stores, the mass merchandise retail chain said Friday.

May 1, 2012

Sears Holdings, the parent company of Kmart, expects to make a profit of between $155 million and $195 million in first quarter 2012, compared with a $165 million loss in first quarter 2011, the company said Tuesday.

March 30, 2012

The news that Target has revealed the locations of its first 12 stores in Quebec is just one more reminder that the competition in Canada is really going to heat up.

January 27, 2012

Just a few weeks after unveiling the locations of its first 24 stores in Canada, Target released an expanded list of stores that will debut in 2013.

January 6, 2012

One of the most enduring rules of business is that when customers stop coming through the door, then the time has come for a reinvention.

January 6, 2012

Target revealed Thursday the locations of the first 24 Canadian stores.

January 3, 2012

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings hired Ron Boire as EVP, chief merchandising officer and president of Sears and Kmart formats.

November 18, 2011

Target is selling off the pharmacy business of the Zellers stores it bought as part of an effort to expand into Canada and start over, according to published reports.

November 9, 2011

Sears and Kmart have entered the future of staying connected to consumers introducing mobile shopping walls in high-traffic areas.

October 31, 2011

With the holiday season just around the corner, Sears Holdings is aiming to make shopping more rewarding by offering five times the Shop Your Way Rewards points — equal to 5% back — on all qualifying purchases.

September 1, 2011

Sears and Kmart stores announced that they are supporting emergency relief efforts in a dozen states to help residents recover from Hurricane Irene’s damaging winds and floodwaters.

August 18, 2011

Kmart comparable-store sales were flat, and Sears U.S. sales declined by 1.2% during second quarter 2011, according to an earnings report released Thursday.

August 15, 2011

Target is adding fresh, handmade food to its small-format store in Chicago, the mass merchandiser said.

August 3, 2011

Sears Holdings is launching a Facebook page and a Twitter handle to address Latino consumers, the retailer said Wednesday.

June 27, 2011

Walmart Canada has agreed to assume leasehold interests from Target Canada in up to 39 sites that currently are operated by Zellers.

June 20, 2011

Target is poised to become an even more significant player in the world of health, wellness and beauty in the coming years, assuming the company can execute a range of initiatives designed to grow sales to $100 billion and double earnings per share to at least $8.

June 8, 2011

Target’s board has finalized the decision to locate the company’s Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, said president, chairman and CEO Gregg Steinhafel at a shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

May 31, 2011

Target has unveiled the first wave of the Zellers sites it will be taking over in Canada, representing 105 locations in all 10 Canadian provinces.

May 23, 2011

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings has named William Phelan as acting CFO, replacing Michael Collins, currently SVP and CFO, who resigned last week to pursue another opportunity, the company reported in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

May 10, 2011

The parent company of Kmart is considering taking its headquarters out of Illinois, according to published reports.

May 5, 2011

The 13.1% increase in same-store sales Target reported for April was toward the low end of the company’s projection of an increase in the mid-teens, and begs the question whether Walmart’s mid-month launch of a new marketing campaign contributed to the weakness.

April 25, 2011

One has to admire a person who perseveres through hardship and difficulty, and the same goes for companies that keep going and keep trying, no matter what the market throws at them.