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Rosy Blue Objects to Sears Sell-Off Plan
Rosy Blue and Vijay Gold Designs have challenged SearsHoldings Corp.’s store-liquidation plans, claiming that some of the assets itwants to sell off are consignment goods.Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlierthis month,...
Financial-Legal Oct 24, 2018 Rapaport News
Podcast: What the Sears Failure Means for You
In the latest Rapaport Diamond Podcast, the editorial teamdiscusses the bankruptcy of retail giant Sears Holdings Corp., and what the jewelryindustry has to fear.The holiday season is also approaching, presentingopportunities for those well prepared....
Retail Oct 24, 2018 Rapaport News
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Sears to Shut over 100 Stores Across the US
Sears Holdings will close 103 stores across the US in Marchand April, the company announced Thursday. The group has told employees it is closing 64 Kmart storesand 39 Sears branches, with liquidation sales beginning at the affectedlocations...
Retail Jan 07, 2018 Rapaport News
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Cyber Growth Pushes Cyber Monday to Cyber Week
Retailers are promoting the days immediately afterThanksgiving as ‘Cyber Week’ as the key online shopping day has ballooned intoan extended retail bonanza.While in previous years Black Friday and Cyber Monday each lasted24 hours,...
Retail Nov 24, 2016 Rapaport News
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James Allen Expands Omnichannel Strategy With Boutiques in Sears
Jeweler James Allen is partnering with Sears to provide an exclusive shop-in-shop experience at 16 Sears locations throughout New York, Maryland and Puerto Rico. The James Allen boutiques are located within Sears’ jewelry departments, with...
Technology Nov 10, 2014 Jeff Miller
Sears Expects to Raise $380M in Rights Offering
Sears Holdings anticipates raising as much as $380 million from selling most of its stake in Sears Canada Inc. through a rights offering of up to 40 million shares, which would boost the beleaguered retailer's liquidity ahead of the Christmas...
Financial-Legal Oct 02, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Sears' 2Q Revenue -6%, Loss Jumps to $194M
Sears Holdings reported that its revenue slipped 6.3 percent year on year to $8.87 billion for the second quarter that ended on August 3. Comparable-store sales in the U.S. fell 1.5 percent, while same-store sales...
Financial-Legal Aug 22, 2013 Jeff Miller
Sears Reports 1Q Profit of $190M
Sears reported that its first-quarter sales fell 2.8 percent year on year to $9.27 billion. However, the retailer improved gross margin to 27.7 percent from 26.7 percent for the period that ended on April...
Financial-Legal May 21, 2012 Ricci Dipshan
Sears Closes the Year With a Net Loss of $3B
Sears reported that its fourth-quarter sales fell 4.1 percent to $12.5 billion and the retailer measured a loss of $2.4 billion compared with profit of $374 million one year ago. Fourth-quarter domestic comparable store...
Financial-Legal Feb 23, 2012 Ricci Dipshan
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Sears Taps Boire to Head Merchandising
Sears Holdings appointed Ron Boire as its executive vice president, chief merchandising officer and company president for the Sears and Kmart store formats. Boire will lead merchandising for both Sears and...
Retail Jan 03, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Diamond News Broadcast: Retail Sales Shift from Online to In-store
Download MP3 audio.Last minute push is on: All the best to brick-and-mortar retailers in these final days before Christmas 2011 -- lets see margins improve. Online retail sales for the U.S. from November 1 through...
Retail Dec 21, 2011 Rapaport News
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Sears Extends Hours, Promotes Jewelry for 'Super Saturday'
Sears extends its store shopping hours until midnight, beginning December 14 and ending on December 23. The retailer announced the move following a Wakefield Research poll, which found that 71 percent of consumers planned to Christmas-shop...
Marketing Dec 13, 2011 Jeff Miller
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Groups Pressure Macy's to Commit to Ethical Gold Standards
Earthworks and social action group Change.org began a petition drive to rally consumers to press retailer Macy’s to commit to using ethically sourced gold. A similar petition aimed at retailer Target earlier this year signed-up 22,000 citizens...
Fair Trade Dec 01, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
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Sears Introduces True Harmony Collection by Carol Alt
Renaissance Jewelry New York (Verigold Jewelry) and Sears are bringing the True Harmony jewelry collection by Carol Alt to shoppers both online and in store. Alt makes her debut in jewelry design with the...
Retail Nov 15, 2011 Jeff Miller
U.S. Retailers Report April Sales
Department stores and luxury retailers reported April sales increases that were largely in-line with expectations given easy year on year comparisons with the Easter sales cycle hitting late in the month compared...
Retail May 06, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
Sears Announces the Zeghani by Simon Collection
Sears announced today that it was carrying the Zeghani by Simon jewelry collection both in stores and online. The designer, Zaven Ghanimian, maintains a commitment to making jewelry affordable while incorporating large-carat-weight genuine gemstones crafted in ornate silver settings. Each piece is handmade. Ghanimian is the son of Simon...
Gemstones May 04, 2011 Jeff Miller
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