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Sears Announces It's Shutting Last Store in Home State of Illinois

The store, located in Woodfield Mall, is scheduled to shut its doors on Nov. 14.

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Report: Amazon Wants to Turn Closed Department Stores Into Fulfillment Centers

Amazon is in talks to turn closed J.C. Penney and Sears shops into distribution hubs.

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The Lessons We Can All Learn From Sears's Branding Blunders

Somehow, the tagline "Life. Well spent" just didn't cut it. Here's why.

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13 Surprising Facts About Sears, Which Just Declared Bankruptcy

The troubled retailer first got its start in 1886.

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Snap Launches 12 Original Shows. 3 Things to Know Today.

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How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake

Sears had the chance to beat Amazon at its own game. Instead, it closed stores and retrenched.

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Sears Eyes Quick Rollout of Small Stores if Test Is Successful

The move comes as Sears tries to bounce back from a five-year stretch during which it lost more than $8 billion as it closed hundreds of stores and sales dropped sharply.

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Sears Closes 78 More Stores

The company, which had 1,672 stores as of the end of January, said it would close 10 Sears department stores and 68 Kmart discount stores, with nearly all of the closings occurring in late July.

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The Marketing, Merchandising and Mainstreaming of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

How businesses and big box stores are planning to cash in.

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5 Trends That Will Shape Retail in 2015

Retailers in 2014 worked harder than ever to fuse their physical and online stores. Here's what's in store for 2015.

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7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever

These visionaries led their companies against the grain and redefined consumer culture as we know it.

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Sears Said to Close Stores, Lay Off About 5,500 Employees

The struggling retailer could close more than 100 stores before the end of the year, a news report says.