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Stores are facing a backlash for opening on Thanksgiving but trader Todd Schoenberger asks: Does anyone really like making small talk with Uncle Frank? C'mon This is America. Let's shop!
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As the Black Friday creep continues, Sears and Kmart announced Wednesday that they will kick off their deals one week early.
Despite backlash, retailers such as Wal-Mart have been quick to offer associates pay benefits and other perks for giving up part of their Thanksgiving to work.
Nov 11- Sears Canada Inc said it would sell its 50 percent stake in eight Canadian properties for about C $315 million, as the struggling department store chain continues to offload real estate in the country.
NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. retailers have little room for error in the fast-approaching and shortened holiday shopping season, a period that typically generates 30 percent of annual sales.
More retailers are shifting the start of the big holiday push to Thanksgiving, which casts Black Friday in a new light.
Oct 29- Struggling U.S. retailer Sears Holdings Corp, led by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert, sold some Canadian real estate assets for $383 million and said it is considering separating its Lands' End clothing and auto center businesses to raise cash.
Sears may separate Lands' End, Auto Center as sales slide. Sears Holdings is considering splitting off its Lands' End clothing and Sears Auto Center businesses, after another quarter of declining same-store sales.
Oct 29- Sears Holdings Corp is considering splitting off its Lands' End clothing and Sears Auto Center businesses, after another quarter of declining same-store sales. The company's shares rose 7 percent, as investors assessed the latest attempt by the operator of Sears department stores and the Kmart discount chain to turn around its business.
Oct 29- Sears Canada Inc will close its flagship downtown Toronto store and four other locations in a C $400 million deal, the company said on Tuesday. Sears Canada will vacate three stores by the end of February 2014, and the other two by the end of February 2015.
Sears is considering separating its Lands' End and Sears Auto Center businesses from the rest of the company.
Oct 29- Sears Holdings Corp is considering separating its Lands' End clothing and Sears Auto Center businesses into independently managed operations as part of its turnaround plan, after another quarter of declining same-store sales.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Pinterest worth near-$4 billion, without a dollar of revenue to speak of, while Amazon posts another profitless quarter, and Wall Street loves it.
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Target is rolling its push to cater to tech-savvy, time-pressured customers.
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NEW YORK, Oct 15- Petco Animal Supplies Inc and restaurant operator DineEquity Inc, the parent of Applebee's and IHOP, are among 33 companies moving medical coverage for their employees to a private exchange starting in 2014, a new sign of corporate America's shift away from directly providing benefits.
NEW YORK, Oct 14- Macy's Inc said on Monday that most of its stores will open on the U.S. The name of company, which has sponsored New York's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade since 1924, is virtually synonymous with the holiday. Traditionally, retailers have waited until Black Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving, to start their big end-of-the-year push for sales.