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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sears

Sears, short name for Sears, Roebuck & Company, is a US chain of department stores founded ... The company was bought by the American big box chain Kmart in 2005, which had just emerged from bankruptcy at ... Aaron Nusbaum, who in turn brought in his brother-in-law Julius Rosenwald, to whom Sears owed money.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sears_Holdings

The Sears Holdings Corporation is an American holding company headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. It is the owner of retail store brands Sears and Kmart, and was founded after the latter purchased the former in 2005. Sears Holdings also owns the brands Kenmore and DieHard.

www.nbcnews.com/id/6509683/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/kmart-acquire-sears-billion-deal

Nov 17, 2004 ... A resurgent Kmart, home of the blue light special, is buying the once-dominant Sears department store chain in a surprising $11 billion gamble ...

articles.latimes.com/2005/mar/25/business/fi-sears25

Mar 25, 2005 ... Kmart Holding Corp. bought Sears, Roebuck & Co. for $12.3 billion Thursday, combining two faded retail icons whose sales have been ...

money.cnn.com/2004/11/17/news/fortune500/sears_kmart

Nov 17, 2004 ... Kmart is buying Sears, Roebuck & Co. for $11 billion in a deal that will marry two of the nation's oldest retailers that had trouble keeping up with ...

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/18/business/the-architect-behind-kmarts-surprising-takeover-of-sears.html

Nov 18, 2004 ... Article on Edward S Lampert, largest investor in Kmart, chairman of ... B. Lewis, whom he had installed as the chief executive of Kmart only a week earlier. ... Mr. Lampert's interest in Sears accelerated after Kmart sold some 54 ...

www.businessinsider.com/why-people-dont-shop-at-sears-and-kmart-2016-9

Sep 10, 2016 ... Sears and Kmart, once America's leading retailers, are bleeding cash ... about six times in the last two years and only once made a purchase.

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-05/stanley-to-buy-craftsman-brand-from-sears-for-about-900-million

Jan 5, 2017 ... Sears Holdings Corp. agreed to sell its Craftsman tool brand to Stanley ... Hebert also said the price Sears sold the unit for was “disappointing. ... The company said it will shut 109 Kmart and 41 Sears stores, and it reiterated its ...

www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/sears-worst-retailer-company-america

Jul 22, 2013 ... In 2005, Kmart acquired Sears, and Lampert christened the ... Queue at the automotive department and plan to wait: the clerk with whom I dealt ...

www.wsj.com/articles/SB110068961640976558

Kmart is buying Sears in a deal valued at $11.5 billion that will create the No. 3 U.S. retailer. The transaction was engineered by investor Edward Lampert, ...