• Sears Tanks After CEO Eviscerates Top Tool Vendor He...
    Business Insider - May 15
    Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is taking his feud with a top tool supplier public. In a blog post on Monday, Lampert threatened legal action against One World Technologies, a subsidiary of the China-based Techtronic Industries... Read »
    6 months ago
  • Sears CEO: ‘We’re Fighting Like Hell To...
    Chicago Tribune - May 10
    After the sixth consecutive year of losses and several rounds of store closings, Sears Holdings Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert says he's still committed to reversing the department store chain's slide by turning Sears into... Read »
    6 months ago
  • How Sears CEO Lampert Cashes In As Stores Cash Out
    USA TODAY - Mar 23
    Eddie Lampert, the press-shy CEO, chairman and largest shareholder of Sears Holdings, may be all that’s standing between the beleaguered department store chain and bankruptcy. The conventional wisdom is that Lampert... Read »
    7 months ago
  • Sears Is On The Brink Of Catastrophe As Store...
    Business Insider - Dec 5
    Things aren't looking good for Sears. The company is shutting down dozens of Kmart stores this month and two of its highest-ranking executives left this week in the midst of the key holiday shopping season. This... Read »
    11 months ago
  • Sears Holding Corp CEO Eddie Lampert Swears He...
    Fox Business - Oct 10
    Fears that the Big K would disappear from the retail world are overblown, says the man most responsible for causing those fears in the first place. Image source: Mike Mozart via FlickrOpens a New Window.. Read »
    1 year ago
  • Sears CEO Lampert Lashes Out At Reports He’s...
    Fortune - Oct 4
    Sears Holdings SHLD -0.79% CEO Eddie Lampert on Monday forcefully denied media reports the retailer is planning to shut down its Kmart stores. It’s the second time in 10 weeks the company has felt the need to reassure... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Sears And Kmart Just Closed Nearly 80 Stores–...
    Business Insider - Aug 10
    Sears just closed dozens of stores. The chain said in April that it would accelerate the closing of 78 stores, including 10 Sears stores and 68 Kmart stores. All but two were expected to close in late July. Sears... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Sears CEO Makes Big Bet On Its Debt
    Fortune - Mar 29
    Sears Holdings CEO Eddie Lampert has bought part of its new $750 million term loan in his latest best on the struggling retailer. Reuters reported on Monday that Lampert, a hedge fund manager who in 2013 became CEO of... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Sears Cites Uber, Amazon In Explaining Q4 Loss
    USA Today - Feb 26
    In a case of the old economy colliding with the new, Sears' CEO Thursday cited the advantages that upstarts like Uber, Tesla Motors and Amazon hold over old-line companies like his own in announcing a deeper fourth-quarter... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Sears CEO Pleads For Patience As Company Changes
    Forbes - May 22
    What’s next for the struggling retailer? The company seems to be leaving all options on the table as its billionaire CEO touts a sea change. Read »
    3 years ago
  • Abercrombie Names Former Sears CEO Chairman
    Fox Business - Jan 29
    Abercrombie & Fitch separated its chairman and chief executive roles on Tuesday, naming former Sears CEO Arthur Martinez chairman, and abandoned its shareholder rights plan, a defense tactic designed to protect the company... Read »
    3 years ago
  • Sears CEO Shares Crushed On One Year Anniversary
    Forbes - Jan 10
    Exactly one year ago, billionaire hedge fund manager Edward Lampert named himself CEO of Sears Holdings taking over from former IBM IBM -0.3% executive Lou D’Ambrosio Read »
    3 years ago
  • Former Sears Exec Sees Possible Shopping Mall Crash
    CNBC - Dec 18
    Overcapacity and the growth of online shopping could eventually result in a "crash of sorts" among lower- and midtier shopping malls, Mark Cohen, former CEO of Sears Canada, told CNBC on Tuesday. Read »
    3 years ago
  • Ex-Sears Canada CEO On Leadership In Retail
    SmartBlog - Nov 27
    Today, most consumer-driven companies are playing catchup in a rapidly changing world. We see mistakes made by their leaders and unexpected changes in companies’ strategic directions. Read »
    3 years ago
  • Sears CEO Sees Room To Close More Stores
    Reuters - Nov 21
    Sears Holdings Corp sees room to close more stores next year, Chief Executive Officer Edward Lampert told Reuters on Thursday. Read »
    3 years ago