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Blood Bath

Popcorn here and my Kmart sources say that as of 6PM Kmart was down over 10 million in sales to last year. Its going to be ugly avg store going to be down 60-70% to Last Year.
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1hour til showtime Sears Soldiers

Wish everyone a great overnight experience Maybe customers won’t mess store up too bad between 6-12am Good luck
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Yay! I'm working ten days straight...

On day #2...eight more to go... Apparently a day off isn't deserved after fully participating through Thanksgiving week and pulling more than my share. I'm at 51 hours by the end of this week. Turning in my notice tomorrow. I should leave immediately... read more
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This is not Eddie's fault

There are still a few assets left that are not spoken for yet regardless of what anyone says. The Kenmore and Diehard name still have value. Their appliance repair business is profitable. I believe these assets will be sold before bankruptcy unless... read more
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Everlast apparel and shoes OUT

Everlast apparel and shoes are apparently OUT at kmart. The name is licensed by Sears Holdings at both Sears and kmart for products it designs and sells.
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To All of You Working the Holiday....

Best of luck to all of you guys in stores this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. As much as I dislike being unemployed (laid off in the June/July bloodbath) the one bright spot is the fact I don't have to stare at the morons in the corporate Sears "war... read more
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This is a great opportunity

Quit whining. A shuttered store is the best thing that can happen to you. Look at the questions from a future employer: what did you do? I increased profits in my department by 50% and increased CSATS scores110%. If your store is closed how can they... read more
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Is there an ad 11/22 in the AM?

The madness begins!! Ugh I was hust curious if there is an ad in the morning if 11/22 since early activation doesn’t start til 7&8pm tomorrow night
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Gift cards

Call me ignorant, but is SHLD still in the gift card business? Notify anyone you know to not buy this high risk venture. It is only a loan on personal money to Eddie for repayment, which given the circumstances could be detrimental to all involved.
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Why ----- is going out of business...gradually

So, I've heard it once I've heard it a thousand times on this board. Sears is going out of business. Its the longest bankruptcy sale in history, a slo-motion bankruptcy. Sure they are. We are not the first retailer to faces a challenging environment... read more
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Daewoo

We just received our first delivery of Daewoo merchandise. Lets the crap selling begin!
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Early activation 11/22 for 11/23 7pm & 8pm

Why on earth would sears signs be early activated so late in the day on Wednesday since nobody is going to do an over nighter Wednesday going into Thanksgiving or am I reading it wrong?
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SEARS HI commission sales now hourly

Have just been informed Sears HI will now be hourly, just in time for the best sales of the year are coming . Commissions will be gone!!!!!! This is horrible for sears to do to the employees, makes me sick knowing what is happening, the ceiling is... read more
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Will SEARS Automotive survive as a separate entity?

If the brick and mortor mall stores close what will become of all the SEARS Auto centers? SEARS still to this day has the best price and variety on Goodyear, Michelin, Uniroyal, and Cooper tires anywhere. I still shop at SEARS Auto for tires... read more
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Sears bankruptcy questions

When Sears (likely) files for bankruptcy, will it be Chapter 11 or Chapter 7? Either way, Lampert will make out well as he's the primary lienholder. Also, would this be the biggest retail bankruptcy of all time in the US?
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Brick and Mortar Nostalgia

Source Below... Kramer on Retail (yeah, I know, he's a jackass and annoying but people listen to him and he's a self proclaimed 'retail guru'): "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer tapped into his nostalgia for brick-and-mortar retail after earnings from... read more
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Tool Inventory shortages again

Not sure how it’s been going for you guys but the blowout has blown out all of our stock on certain items. For example Nextec batteries, we finally started getting them in again and they are wiped out. And from what I can tell we won’t be getting... read more
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Last week at Sears

Hello all! Without going into too many details, this is my last week as a salesperson at a Sears store after 3 years. I found a job in the field I was studying and wasn't sticking around to find out what was going to happen to this company. For those... read more
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WISH BOOK 2017

Have you looked at this book? Why publish a glorified ad with full prices in bolder print! Oh well... I guess you just use as a reference book! What a waste of money
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Members event a complete fail

closing our sears store and we are entire district is only at 67% to last year, I score that as a failure, even with the huge BLOW OUT sale we s---ed as a company... let the liquidation push on and just file the BK and get it over with EDDIE.
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Is everyone geeked up for Black Friday

I’m dreading it! The constant sign changes is mind boggling and painful 😩 I heard Wednesday there is a morning and afternoon ad? Ugh...is that true? The hours are brutal Thursday & Friday- is everyone happy with your shift ? But the one thing I do... read more
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EDDIE

Eddie, I’m tired of your repeated replies on this board about “moving on” and “getting over it”. I also resent your implications that we are “lazy employees “. I think it’s time you man up and accept the responsibility of what you’ve done to this... read more
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Sears Holdings Bankruptcy Imminent?

Back in 2002, K-Mart went bankrupt and was at Caa3 shortly before they went bankrupt (The day they went bankrupt they were downgraded to C which stands for default). They also had their ratings downgraded twice in a very short period of time. Sears... read more
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Woodbridge NJ Sears Escalators don’t even work

No stairs in store and escalators don’t work. How are people supposed to shop at the busiest time of year if they can’t even get from 1st floor to 2nd floor without having to go into mall. Fix your stuff Sears and get with it.
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When does the Holiday Blowout sale end?

I did not work the 2 days all the Blowout signs were put up.. just curious I heard Wednesday a new ad starts Going to be interesting to see how many signs we get since current ones have been up since Oct 18th or 19th
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Sears Holdings Credit Rating History

*12/28/2005 Rating was Ba1 *03/23/2009 Rating was downgraded to Ba2 *07/18/2011 Rating was downgraded to Ba3 *12/05/2011 Rating was downgraded to B1 *01/04/2012 Rating was downgraded to B3 *01/10/2014 Rating was downgraded to Caa1 *01/20/2017 Rating... read more
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two major merchandising mistakes

two major merchandising mistakes at SEARS during my ten year tenure One: Eliminating paint. Out store was one of the leading paint stores in the surrounding towns until it was pulled from the retail stores. Many repeat customers, paint mixing and... read more
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