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Sears to open new stores centred on its Kenmore brand

Embattled US department-store icon to open three new-format stores.

Sears avoids bankruptcy as court approves Lampert’s bid

US bankruptcy court judge approves department store chair’s offer.

2019: The year of the disappearing customer

Retailers to undergo some restructuring as they attempt to figure out why the strategies that used to bring in sales just don’t any more.

Sears saved by chairman with US$5.2 billion bid

Eddie Lampert’s last-minute bid to save 45,000 jobs.

Whole Foods eyes old Sears sites for expansion

Amazon’s Whole Foods unit eyes old Sears, Kmart sites for expansion.

Lampert makes last-minute bid to save Sears

Chairman’s revised offers considered best path forward.

Lampert’s bid to purchase Sears reportedly fails

The bid failed to cover fees and vendor payments, according to sources close to the process.

Sears acquisition offers running out of time

Lampert’s final efforts to save the retailer is set to terminate on Friday afternoon.

Sears to close further 80 stores by March

Liquidation sales are expected to begin in early January.