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2019: The year of the disappearing customer

Retailers to undergo some restructuring as they attempt to figure out why the strategies that used to bring in sales just don’t any more.

Sears saved by chairman with US$5.2 billion bid

Eddie Lampert’s last-minute bid to save 45,000 jobs.

Whole Foods eyes old Sears sites for expansion

Amazon’s Whole Foods unit eyes old Sears, Kmart sites for expansion.

Lampert makes last-minute bid to save Sears

Chairman’s revised offers considered best path forward.

Sears workers campaign for severance fund

US retail giant employees push for hardship fund.

Lampert’s bid to purchase Sears reportedly fails

The bid failed to cover fees and vendor payments, according to sources close to the process.

Sears acquisition offers running out of time

Lampert’s final efforts to save the retailer is set to terminate on Friday afternoon.

Sears to close further 80 stores by March

Liquidation sales are expected to begin in early January.

Sears hit with $623 million charge due to store closures

The charges relate to markdowns, severance costs and lease termination costs.

Retail news from around the globe

Struggling Sears seeks to buy time; Marks & Spencer tops anti-slavery list; Target ups ante in shipping wars, and more.

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