November 14, 2013

Sears and Kmart are offering an online pre-sale to members of the Shop Your Way loyalty card program, parent company Sears Holdings said.

September 10, 2013

Members of Kmart's loyalty card program can use low-cost check cashing services at stores, the retail chain said.

July 17, 2013

Closely following its foray into toilet humor with "Ship My Pants" and "Big Gas Savings," Kmart is kicking off back-to-school season with another, similar campaign, this time involving a send-up of "yo mamma" jokes.

November 29, 2012

Fred's on Thurday reported a total sales decline of 1% to $150.4 million for the four weeks ended Nov. 24.

November 1, 2012

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported an increase of 1% in total sales to $450.6 million for its third quarter ended Oct. 27.

October 8, 2012

Kmart and Sears are eliminating layaway service fees, starting a layaway home-delivery service and new in-store mobile features for what the company expects to be the busiest shopping season since 2007.

October 3, 2012

Sears Holdings now is offering its Kmart and Sears customers the option of ship-to-home delivery for items purchased through online layaway.

October 3, 2012

A CouponCabin.com survey of 2,339 shoppers found that 34% are at least somewhat likely to purchase items on layaway this holiday season.

September 17, 2012

Fred's on Friday launched a holiday layaway plan featuring no fees and a down payment of only $1.

September 14, 2012

Walmart announced its Top 20 Toy List for the upcoming holidays and said the items now are available at Walmart stores in time for the retailer's layaway program.

September 7, 2012

Kmart has removed its layaway service fee both in stores and online through Nov. 17.

September 5, 2012

After announcing it would move up its layaway program for the holiday season to mid-September, Walmart said it also would reduce the program fee from $15 to $5.

August 3, 2012

Kmart announced it is providing its customers with back-to-school offers.

December 20, 2011

A new survey conducted by Visa revealed that 77% of consumers still need to buy holiday gifts this week.

October 24, 2011

Walmart announced that it is helping ensure customers pay the lowest price on holiday gifts with the launch of its Christmas price guarantee.

October 6, 2011

While Toys"R"Us and Kmart were among the first retailers to release their hot toy lists, Walmart wasn't too far behind this year, offering many of the same toys as the aforementioned companies, and even some exclusives.

September 9, 2011

After disappearing from its lineup of offerings in 2006, Walmart is bringing back its layaway program in time for the holiday season.

July 19, 2011

Kmart is putting an emphasis on value in its latest back-to-school campaign.

September 23, 2010

Kmart tapped "Modern Family" star Rico Rodriguez to unveil the retailer's Fab 15 toy list...

June 22, 2010

Consumers may be tightening their wallets this year, but saving on back-to-school purchases is not...