Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD)

As Nordstrom Drops Going Private, JC Penney Value Craters

Wall Street has started to make final bets on which retailers will survive the holiday season intact. Yesterday, as a major Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) board member left, its ...
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Is It Time to Abandon Ship on Sears?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) saw its shares take a step back early on Monday after it was announced that there would be a big change in its board of ...
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The Best and Worst Customer Service Among Department Stores

The struggles among retail stores in the past year are well known. Less store traffic, stagnant same-store sales and severe pricing pressures are just a few of the hurdles the ...
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Retail Store Closures Up Nearly 200% in 2017

In 2016, major U.S. retailers announced the closure of 2,139 stores and the opening of 2,159 new stores. Through this week, retailers have announced the closure of 6,098 stores and ...
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JC Penney Short Interest Soars by 21 Million Shares

The short seller bet against J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) grew sharply in the period that ended August 31. Shares sold short rose by 21 million to a total ...
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Macy’s Short Interest Surges 32% as Success Options Disappear

Over the past 12 months, shares of Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) have fallen nearly 49%. That's worse than the 47% share-price decline at Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), a retailer ...
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28 More Kmart Store Closures Another Sign of Sears Financial Deterioration

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), owner of Sears and Kmart stores, said Thursday it plans to close 28 Kmart locations, in another sign the venerable retailer’s financial condition is deteriorating. ...
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Sears Earnings Raise Hopes Again With More Store Closings

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported second-quarter 2017 results before markets opened on Thursday. The company posted a diluted loss per share of $2.34 on revenues of $4.37 billion. In ...
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Which US Department Store Is Winning the Online Race?

No major U.S. department store chain any longer reports monthly same-store sales numbers. That's probably due to dwindling sales in their brick-and-mortar stores. Who needs the aggravation caused by declining ...
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Why Jefferies Thinks This Sears Deal With Amazon Is Overhyped

For the past month Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been taking names as it has moved across multiple industries. The Whole Foods acquisition may have been the biggest story but ...
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Could This Amazon Deal Save Sears?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) stock is climbing  on Thursday after the company announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) to integrate its ...
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Investors Cheer $200 Million Loan to Sears

In a federal filing Monday, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) revealed that the company had received a $200 million line of credit from companies controlled by Sears Chairman and CEO ...
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Macy’s Shares Gutted by More Bad Retail News, Fear It Cannot Survive

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) plan to compete with Best Buy Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: BBY) Geek Squad sent the brick-and-mortar retailer's shares down 6.2%. Gap Inc.'s (NYSE: GPS) share dropped 6.3% ...
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Will Sears Open More Stores?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), owner of Kmart and Sears, has become famous for a relentless string of store closings. There is some evidence the company is not shrinking entirely. ...
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Sears Still Has Over 1,200 Stores

Despite a string of store closings meant to align Sears Holdings Corp.'s (NASDAQ: SHLD) location count with its falling revenue, the company still has over 1,200 Sears and Kmart locations. ...
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