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August 21, 2014

Sears Holdings (SHLD) took a turn for the worse on Thursday after posting its quarterly earnings earlier this morning, which pointed to bleeding revenues and profits.

August 21, 2014

Among the decisions facing Sears Holdings is what to do with its 51% stake of Sears Canada.

Rob Schriesheim, Sears Holdings' chief financial officer, addressed that question and others as part of the company's second-quarter earnings report.

August 15, 2014

Freight transportation provider Hub Group is the recipient of Sears Holdings’ Partners in Transformation award, the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company announced Friday.

"Hub Group has been a proud transportation provider for Sears Holdings since 1990," Hub Group chairman and CEO David P. Yeager said. "It is an honor to receive this award and it has been a pleasure to watch our relationship grow steadily from hard work and dedication on both sides."

July 21, 2014

Stocks were up across the board at Friday's close, most notably Sears Holdings (SHLD), Builders FirstSource (BLDR) and Simpson (SSD).

July 8, 2014

Sears Holdings has hired Kristin Coleman as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary, where she will oversee the Legal, Corporate Communications, Environmental Services, Global Compliance, Government Affairs, Internal Audit and Product Safety business units.

"I am pleased Kristin is joining our leadership team. She is a proven leader with experience managing legal, compliance and corporate governance issues," said Edward Lampert, Sears Holdings chairman and CEO.

July 8, 2014

Shop Your Way members at Sears and Kmart will now have 2,000 more store locations from which to elect Free Store Pickup services.

Using the integrated shopping option, customers can pick up their online orders at their choice of over 2,000 locations nationwide, ready in five minutes or less. This is especially convenient for customers who wish to buy Kmart supplies, but live substantially closer to a Sears location.

The service also makes it possible to obtain free pickup for exclusive brands like Bongo and Outdoor Life.

June 2, 2014

Sears is turning its focus on connected home products through the rollout of its new Connected Solutions Shops, which present home automation technologies in a hands-on, immersive format to Shop Your Way customers.

Citing the hundreds of billions in sales projected to be made by the connected home industry in the next five years, Sears made its case for positioning itself as a leading purveyor of smart home innovations.

May 29, 2014

The ever-volatile Sears Holdings stock swung up 7.61% on Thursday, commanding the attention yet again in recent months of extreme highs and lows.

May 29, 2014

Earnings season for the 30 companies tracked by the HCN Stock Watch ended last week with the quarterly reports from Sears Holdings (not good) and Toro Company (not bad). 

May 27, 2014

Sears Hometown (SHOS) led the pack by a margin of 4.80% on Friday, boosting its share price to $22.25. Its distant cousin, Sears Holdings (SHLD), didn't fare as well.

May 22, 2014

Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears Holdings chairman and CEO Edward Lampert beat the drum of “transformation,” as the retailer posted another quarter of declines in consolidated sales and earnings.

The good news: Online and multichannel sales grew 26% over the same quarter last year. And Sears Domestic comp-store sales grew 0.2%.

May 22, 2014

SHLD (Sears Holdings) led the pack, jumping ahead 4.21% on Thursday despite reporting early this morning that its loss widened last quarter.

May 21, 2014

On a day when bulls beat the bears, both Sears Holdings (SHLD) and Sears Hometown (SHOS) closed Wednesday down more than 3%. 

May 14, 2014

Down 7.12%, Trex (TREX) led the pack in terms of decreases on Wednesday. Sears Holdings (SHLD) was close behind at 5.85% following the news of its considered sale of Sears Canada.

April 29, 2014

The tide was turning favorably at Monday's close, with Sears Holdings (SHLD) leading the pack at a gain of 4.04%.

April 17, 2014

Sears Holdings (SHLD) soared 14.08% on Thursday after board member Thomas Tisch disclosed that he purchased 475,000 shares of stock in the past two days.

April 15, 2014

Sears Holdings has tapped Arun Arora as SVP and president, Home Services, in which role he will take charge of the business unit's In-Home Repair Services, Service Contracts, Carry-In Repair, Sears Home Improvement Services, Parts Direct, Commercial Sales and Sears Franchise Businesses.

April 14, 2014

Even though they're separate entities, both Sears Holdings (SHLD) and Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (SHOS) fell more than 5 percentage points on Friday.

April 8, 2014

Sears Holdings (SHLD) took a dip of 6.35% after breaking things off officially with its Lands' End business unit, which is now trading as a separate entity under the ticker symbol LE.

April 8, 2014

Sears Holdings has appointed William Hutchinson to the role of SVP and president, Supply Chain. He will succeed Raj Penkar, who is retiring on May 31, 2014 after leading the unit since 2011.

In his new role, Hutchinson will be responsible for all aspects of the supply chain, including distribution, transporation, customs compliance and global sourcing.

April 7, 2014

After announcing its plans last December to do away with yet another one of its assets, Sears Holdings officially completed its spinoff of the Lands' End unit on Friday. 

As according to plan, Lands' End began trading as a separate company Monday (stock ticker symbol LE), with about 32 million shares to its name. Those holding Sears shares as of March 24, 2014 received about .3 shares of common Lands' End stock per Sears share.

March 19, 2014

Wednesday's close saw the lion's share of HCN Top 30 stocks taking a dip into the red. Sears Holdings (SHLD) was a lonely victor, gaining 5.27%.

March 17, 2014

Tractor Supply Company has named Robert Mills SVP and CIO, succeeding James Callison upon his planned retirement. He will also serve on the company's Executive Committee.

March 3, 2014

Sears Holdings’ CEO Eddie Lampert strongly defended his company in his annual letter to shareholders, saying not only does he believe Sears is headed in the right direction, but that “the entire retail industry is headed to where we already are.”

The letter was released on Thursday, Feb. 27, the same day that the retailer posted its fourth quarter earnings report. Sears lost $1.36 billion last year as sales continued to fall and it closed stores as part of its plan to transform itself into a “member-centric” retailer.

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