Sears Holdings Corporation

  1. Sears and Kmart to Close Over 100 Stores After Slow Holiday Sales

    December 28, 2011 9:00 AM EST In a fast reaction to low holiday sales, Sears Holding Corp. announced Tuesday Dec. 27 that it will close 100 to 120 Sears and Kmart stores nationwide. In a press release, the company said it has seen a 5.2 percent drop in sales in the last two mo ...

  2. Alliance Names Former Universal Music Exec Mike Davis President

    June 20, 2011 11:05 AM EDT Former Universal Music Enterprises executive Mike Davis has been named president of Alliance Entertainment , filling a void at the company that has existed since Alan Tuchman resigned as CEO in April . Davis had previously been executive VP/GM of ...

  3. Sears Holdings Introduces Netflix-Like Service

    December 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Retail giant Sears Holdings--parent of Sears and Kmart--has tossed its hat into the online video arena with the launch of a new Netflix-like service called Alphaline Entertainment. The service is powered by Sonic Solutions' RoxioNow platform ...

  4. Circuit City To Shut 155 Stores

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Circuit City Stores Inc said it would close 155 U.S. stores and was considering all options to restructure in the face of a deteriorating cash position and tighter credit terms from vendors. The store closures will help to give the No. 2 U.S. cons ...

  5. 'High School Musical' Winner To Receive Disney Deal

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The winner of the ABC summer reality series "High School Musical: Get in the Picture" will receive a recording contract for two singles with Walt Disney Records. One of those singles will be a version of the song from the artist's w ...

  6. Hastings Improves Profits

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hastings Entertainment chain continues to defy odds by showing increasing profits and holding its own on sales revenue. For the three-month period ended, Jan. 31, Hastings Entertainment reported improved profits of $5.8 million profit, or 54 c ...

  7. Music, DVD Concerns Hinder Aussie Woolworths/Kmart Deal

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Australian competition watchdog has blocked a bid by Australian retail giant Woolworths to acquire mass merchant Kmart, in part because of concerns about the impact on the home entertainment retail market. The listed retail company was seeking ...

  8. Handleman Q4 Profits Down

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. ran into trouble in its fiscal fourth quarter to finish out the year with profits cut more than half of the previous year total. The Handleman Co. ran into trouble in its fiscal fourth quarter to finish out the year with profits ...

  9. Former Wiz Exec Joins Best Buy

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tasso Koken joins from Sears, Roebuck & Co. Tasso Koken joins from Sears, Roebuck & Co. News Tasso Koken ...

  10. Former Wiz Exec Joins Best Buy

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tasso Koken joins from Sears, Roebuck & Co. Tasso Koken, who spent many years at the now defunct Wiz chain, has joined Best Buy as senior VP of merchandising. Koken will report to Ron Boire, Best Buy's executive VP and general merchan ...

  11. Retail Track

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the continuing market-share war among wholesalers, Alliance Entertainment Corp.--now owned by magazine wholesaler Source Interlink--scored a big hit when it landed 400 Kmart stores. Read Ed Christm In the continuing market-share war among whole ...

  12. Retail Track

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the continuing market-share war among wholesalers, Alliance Entertainment Corp.--now owned by magazine wholesaler Source Interlink--scored a big hit when it landed 400 Kmart stores. Read Ed Christm In the continuing market-share war among whole ...

  13. Retail Track

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the continuing market-share war among wholesalers, Alliance Entertainment Corp.--now owned by magazine wholesaler Source Interlink--scored a big hit when it landed 400 Kmart stores. Read Ed Christm In the continuing market-share war among whole ...

  14. Handleman Losing 400 Kmart Stores

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has announced that its decades-long relationship as the sole music supplier to Kmart will come to an end soon. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart informed the rackjobber that another supplier w NEW YORK -- The Handleman Co. has announced th ...

  15. Handleman Losing 400 Kmart Stores

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Accounts going to Alliance? The Handleman Co. has announced that its decades-long relationship as the sole music supplier to Kmart will come to an end soon. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart informed the rackjobber that another supplier will take over 400 s ...

  16. Retail Track

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy and Kmart continue to test various ways of improving their supply chains. Read Ed Christman's column. Best Buy and Kmart continue to test various ways of improving their supply chains. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  17. Retail Track

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy and Kmart continue to test various ways of improving their supply chains. Read Ed Christman's column. Best Buy and Kmart continue to test various ways of improving their supply chains. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  18. Retail Track

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy and Kmart continue to test various ways of improving their supply chains. Read Ed Christman's column. Best Buy and Kmart continue to test various ways of improving their supply chains. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  19. Best Buy Close To Adopting New Supply System

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy, which <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1854071">announced last year</A> that it would scrutinize its supply chain to improve efficien Best Buy, which announce ...

  20. Best Buy Close To Adopting New Supply System

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy, which <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1854071">announced last year</A> that it would scrutinize its supply chain to improve efficien Best Buy, which announce ...

  21. Retail Track

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kmart is re-examining all aspects of its operations, including whether to continue having Handleman rack its stores. Read Ed Christman's column. Kmart is re-examining all aspects of its operations, including whether to continue having Handlem ...

  22. Retail Track

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kmart is re-examining all aspects of its operations, including whether to continue having Handleman rack its stores. Read Ed Christman's column. Kmart is re-examining all aspects of its operations, including whether to continue having Handlem ...

  23. Retail Track

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kmart is re-examining all aspects of its operations, including whether to continue having Handleman rack its stores. Read Ed Christman's column. Kmart is re-examining all aspects of its operations, including whether to continue having Handlem ...

  24. Sources: Kmart Reviewing Handleman Ties

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As part of a re-examination of all its operations, Kmart is considering whether it should begin buying music directly from the majors, instead of using its rackjobber, the Handleman Co. As part of a re-examination of all its operations, Kmart is c ...

  25. Film Studios Mum On ClearPlay Suit

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's still unclear if the Directors Guild of America (DGA) plans to sue hardware manufacturer RCA and retail giant Wal-Mart for making and selling a new ClearPlay-enabled DVD player. LOS ANGELES--It's still unclear if the Directors Guild ...