The 10 Retailers That'll Have a Not-So-Jolly Holiday

Holiday sales are historically make-or-break for many retailers, and every year, several break -- and even go out of business. Others make large cuts in their store numbers and employees. 24/7 Wall St. combed through the numbers and spotlights 10 retailers that won't look the same next year -- if they're even around.

Sears Earnings: Loss Widens as Sales Decline

Sears called its third-quarter results "disappointing" as losses nearly doubled from last year and revenue decreased 5%, primarily as a result of declines in domestic comparable-store sales.

Black Friday: Starting Now at Sears

Man enters a Sears store in Brooklyn,. N.Y.Sears is looking to rerun its Black Friday Now program from last year. Running Oct. 29-30, Sears will feature early versions of door busters and...

Is Borders' Sale of Its Corporate HQ a Death Knell?

Surely, the sale of Borders' Ann Arbor, Mich., headquarters for almost $18.4 million adds to the persistent rumors of the company's imminent demise. But the truth is more complicated and has more to do with real estate than books.

More hot toys, this time from Kmart

Barbie Video GirlIt's not quite October, but Kmart is joining the chorus of retailers releasing top toy lists, well in advance of the holiday season.

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Sears Holdings Earnings Jump on Kmart Sales

Easily beating analysts' estimates, the parent of Sears and Kmart stores posted net income of $430 million for the quarter, or $3.74 per share, up from $190 million in the 2008 period. But while Kmart sales perked up, those at Sears stores still lag.

Jewelry 50-70% off at Sears and Kmart

jewelrySales like this make me realize just how many people buy jewelry for Valentine's Day. Retailers know people are ready to buy bling, so they offer...