Cook County, Illinois

  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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...