November 17, 2011

Kmart operator Sears Holdings reported Thursday that its loss widened in the third quarter on softness in its Canada division and on weaker consumer electronics sales.

November 9, 2011

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

November 7, 2011

A new report by social media software maker Conversocial examined the customer service offerings of the 10 most loved and most hated retailers in the United States, and how these retailers are meeting the challenge of delivering great social media experiences for their customers.

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.

October 28, 2011

Kmart has announced that it is providing seasonal flu vaccinations at its more than 900 Kmart pharmacies nationwide.

September 20, 2011

Kmart has announced its list of the top toys for the 2011 holiday season.

September 19, 2011

Family Dollar announced that it has named Trey Johnson to the newly created position of SVP food.

September 16, 2011

Katz Group Canada, Canada’s largest integrated pharmacy network with more than 1,800 chain, franchise and independent pharmacies, has announced the retirement of industry veteran Andy Giancamilli as CEO, effective Feb. 2, 2012.

September 15, 2011

Kmart is launching a scholarship fund as part of its recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

September 8, 2011

Sears Holdings announced that former UPS executive Raj Penkar is joining the company as SVP and president of the company's supply chain.

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 24, 2011


Retailers, expecting thrifty behavior from consumers, are starting the back-to-school season with early promotions. “Retailers are already running door-buster promotions,” said Perry Smith, an analyst with the NPD Group.

August 24, 2011

Sears announced that it is inviting Facebook users to support America's military members by voting for the Sears Rebuilding Together affiliate program, which they believe is the most deserving.

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 16, 2011

Sears Holdings announced Tuesday that Robert Schriesheim will join the company as EVP and CFO.

August 10, 2011

A new video series by Kmart seeks to reach out to Hispanic moms. "Madres y Comadres" is a series of eight Spanish-language videos on YouTube about two Hispanic mothers who work to remain true to their identity while living in the United States.

August 3, 2011

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

July 27, 2011

Dr. Sears Family Essentials has appointed a new VP marketing.

July 19, 2011

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

June 27, 2011

Prices for the top 10 most prescribed branded diabetes drugs have risen faster at Walmart and Kmart than at other retailers, according to a published report.

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 19, 2011

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings reported a first-quarter net loss of $170 million, or $1.58 per diluted share, in line with the company's expectations for a net loss in the range of $145 million to $195 million, or between $1.35 and $1.81 per diluted share.

May 10, 2011

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

May 3, 2011

Sears Holdings will host its annual meeting on May 4, and attendees likely will want to know how the company plans to improve sales and return to profitability under the leadership of its new CEO, Lou D’Ambrosio.