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  4. February 27, 2014

    Best Buy and Sears repair work underway

    US electronics retailer Best Buy and department store Sears Holdings reported holiday quarter earnings that surpassed...

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  7. October 29, 2013

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  10. August 22, 2013

    Abercrombie and Sears add to retail woes

    Abercrombie & Fitch and Sears Holdings joined the list of US clothes retailers that struggled to woo shoppers in the past...

  11. August 14, 2013

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    Macy’s sounded a warning about the reluctance of US consumers to splash out on new purchases as its earnings fell short of...

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    Chicago lightning strikes

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  17. May 24, 2013

    Sears suffers falling US sales

    Hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert got off to a rocky start as chief executive of Sears Holdings as the retailer reported...

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  22. February 28, 2013

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  23. February 28, 2013

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  24. February 8, 2013

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    Sears Holdings: breaking bad

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  31. January 8, 2013

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  37. November 23, 2012

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  38. November 22, 2012

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