October 15, 2013

Kmart will kick off the holiday shopping season by launching a new lease-to-own program in time for Black Friday, the massmerchandise retailer said Tuesday.

September 16, 2013

Sears Holdings is hoping to obtain a new loan in order to reduce borrowings from an older loan agreement, the company said Monday.

September 10, 2013

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

August 27, 2013

More than 150 programmers competed over three days to develop mobile apps that interface with Sears Holdings' Shop Your Way loyalty program as part of the retailer's Startup + Developer Challenge code-a-thon.

August 19, 2013

The Exchange, Safeway and Walmart were among the companies identified as the nation's top veteran-friendly companies by the U.S. Veterans Magazine last week.

August 6, 2013

A new system allows members of Sears Holdings' Shop Your Way loyalty program to donate the same way they would give to a wedding registry.

July 25, 2013

Kmart is letting customers reserve items online and then pay for it and pick it up at the store, the mass merchandise retailer said.

July 22, 2013

Kmart has raised more than $7.6 million this year for the March of Dimes, the mass merchandise retailer said in marking the 30th year of its funding commitment to the organization.

May 28, 2013

Black turned to red for Kmart parent company Sears Holdings as the company reported losses of $279 million for first-quarter 2013, compared with a $189 million profit in first-quarter 2012.

May 9, 2013

Sears Holdings has appointed Jeff Balagna as EVP and chief information officer, the Kmart parent company said Thursday.

May 3, 2013

Jobs data from the Department of Labor released Friday show that among the 165,000 jobs added overall were 29,000 in the retail sector, results that industry trade group the National Retail Federation heralded as possibly boding well for the economy in the future.

While the numbers themselves speak volumes, it's important to consider some of the factors behind them that explain why the sector has thrived.

May 2, 2013

Among the highlights of the first Sears Holdings shareholder meeting since Edward Lampert became chairman and CEO were details on the company's progress in combining its brick-and-mortar and online businesses.

April 23, 2013

An armed robber allegedly stole sensitive electronic information on pharmacy customers from a Kmart store in Little Rock, Ark., last month, the mass merchandise retailer said.

April 17, 2013

Sears Holdings has launched a service that it said would offer a simple, cost-effective way for businesses to manage storage, picking, packing and shipping of customer orders from Sears Marketplace and other places a merchant sells products.

April 15, 2013

The mass merchandise retailer has garnered significant attention with its "Ship My Pants" ad, which has received close to 7.4 million views on YouTube and coverage in news outlets nationwide.

March 25, 2013

Kmart is collecting donations for the March of Dimes Foundation for the 30th year in a row, the mass merchandise retailer said.

March 18, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has given Sears Holdings a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award, the company said Monday.

March 1, 2013

Kmart is distributing extra points to members of its loyalty program to mitigate the effects of high living costs, the retailer said Friday.

March 1, 2013

Sears Holdings is adding some of its own fare to its mygofer.com offering, an online grocery service that "turbo-charges brick-and-mortar retailer assortments by allowing customers to get items from those stores where and when they want them in new, convenient ways."

"At mygofer, your list is our command," Sears tells shoppers on its website. "Shop with us for your prescriptions, groceries, beauty products, clothes, shoes, electronics and a whole lot more you might not expect. So whatever's on your list, we can help you get it — with incredible speed and no hassles. That's convenience."

February 28, 2013

Kmart's comps declined 3.7% for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012, while parent company Sears Holdings' integrated online business grew by 25% for the quarter and 17% for the year, Sears Holdings said Thursday.

February 26, 2013

Sears Holdings will add some of its own products and allow customers to pick up products ordered from its flagship store in Chicago on the same day, according to published reports.

February 15, 2013

Sears Holdings, the parent company of mass merchandiser Kmart, is throwing its support behind a bill that would grant states authority to enforce existing sales tax laws and require out-of-state online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on sales made to their residents.

January 8, 2013

The CEO of Sears Holdings is stepping down due to unspecified family health reasons, the company said.

January 4, 2013

Several retailers got top scores from a gay-rights organization for their efforts to prevent discrimination against and include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.