Creditors urge Sears to shut down all its stores, calling its plan for survival ‘wishful thinking’ (SHLD)

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Sears‘ unsecured creditors are urging the company to shut down all of its remaining stores.  In a bankruptcy filing, the creditors slammed Sears’ plan to stay in business as “nothing more than wishful thinking” and “an unjustified and foolhardy gamble with other people’s money.” Sears has proposed cutting its store count to roughly […]

Kohl’s will open stores for Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day (KSS)

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Kohl’s will be kicking off its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving. The department-store chain will open its doors at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 22 and stay open all night. Black Friday doorbusters launch online at 12:01 a.m. CT on Thanksgiving Day.  To kick off the deals, it will also be offering select […]

Sears is closing more stores, with some layoffs starting 2 days before Christmas (SHLD)

LM Otero/AP Sears is closing at least 11 stores ahead of the holidays, including six Sears stores and five Kmart stores. Layoffs at one Kmart store in Poughskeepie, New York, which employs 71 people, will begin December 23, according to a company filing. Sears has been closing hundreds of stores and selling off assets following years of crippling sales declines. […]

Lowe’s and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm’s path (HD, LOW)

Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can’t necessarily provide. These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty. After 2017’s brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $ 100 billion, […]

Firewall: Zero Hour tops PlayStation Store’s VR chart

August’s PlayStation Store charts are in, and unsurprisingly, First Contact Entertainment’s Firewall: Zero Hour reigns supreme, at least in the U.S. The 4-vs.-4 multiplayer shooter, which is exclusive to Sony’s headset, came in at the top spot in the U.S. charts. Firewall has been on a lot of PSVR owner’s wishlists for a long time, so we always […]

Bodycam shows Ohio cop telling 11yo shoplifter ‘that’s why black community has no grocery stores’

Police in Cincinnati, Ohio, have released bodycam footage that shows an officer arrest an 11-year-old shoplifter after tasering her, and telling the girl “this is why there aren’t any grocery stores in the black community.” The incident happened last month when officer Kevin Brown was working a security detail at a Kroger’s grocery store in […]

50 stores you once loved that you’ll never be able to shop at again

AP/Julio Cortez From declining foot traffic to the rise of ecommerce, countless stores have permanently closed their doors for a number of reasons.  In 2018 alone, more than 3,800 stores are set to close across the United States. In 2017, 6,400 stores closed. Toys R Us and Bon-Ton are two of the most recent chains to shutter. Here […]

Alarm over the £99 Botox jabs in high street stores

But Gerard Lambe, a top plastic surgeon and spokesman for the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, warned that the “serious” procedures can have horrific consequences if performed incorrectly. He said: “While Superdrug may be hiring medically trained nurses, it is crucial members of the public do not treat having Botox and dermal fillings as […]