Sears Got Its Start In Minneapolis, Grew To Be The World's Biggest RetailerFrom its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minneapolis 132 years ago, the company grew to become America's everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the world.
Amid Massive Debt & Plunging Sales, Sears Files For Chapter 11 BankruptcySears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.
Sears, Kmart Closing 72 Stores, Including A Few In MinnesotaThe one-time powerhouse retailer that survived two world wars and the Great Depression has been calving off pieces of itself as it burns through money.
Are We Witnessing The Death Of Big Department Stores?The retail world has lost another department store. Sears announced it will be closing its Maplewood location this summer.
Sears To Close Down Burnsville Mall LocationOfficials with the retail chain said that the story would be closed in late July, and a liquidation sale begins June 30.
4 Things To Know: London Attack, Health Care Vote & MoreFrom arrests made in London's deadly terror attack to a big vote on the Obamacare replacement, here are the four things to know for Thursday, March 23.
Sears Closing 2 Minnesota Stores, Kmart Closing 1In all, 108 Kmart locations and 42 Sears locations nationwide will close by the end of spring.
Best Holiday Markets In MinnesotaRing in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.
Protests Planned For Black Friday Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Weak Electronics Sales Pressure Best BuyIs America's love affair with gadgets fading? Best Buy and Sears on Thursday both blamed their weak quarterly results on the fact that shoppers aren't shelling out for consumer electronics.
Travel Sites Offering 'Layaway Travel' DealsAfter last week's deep freeze, Dori Schlampp is doing something many of us have been dreaming about: Escaping the cold for a week in beautiful Belize. Schlampp is taking a luxury trip to an exotic location, but even a modest family vacation can quickly add up to $4,000 or more, which is why some travel sites are now promoting layaway plans.