Kmart's plan to be open for 41 straight hours beginning at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning is drawing criticism. At this Kmart store in Connecticut, shoppers wait in line to take advantage of sales on Thanksgiving Day.
November 5, 2013 Online critics are throwing a red light on Kmart's Thanksgiving Day plan, with some calling the company a Grinch for its aggressive approach to the start of the Christmas shopping season.
December 30, 2011 Sears Holdings plans to close 100 to 120 of its locations as it seeks to cut costs. So far, Florida is home to the most that will be shuttered — 11.
December 27, 2011 Between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores are going to be shut down as the retailer looks to trim costs and move ahead after it endured a pretty poor holiday shopping season. There are about 4,000 Sears and Kmart stores in the U.S. and Canada.
In Omaha: The Bremser family had its $70 layaway balance paid for by a stranger. "I was speechless," Dona Bremser says. "It made me believe in Christmas again."
December 16, 2011 Something truly nice is happening this holiday season: Strangers are paying off needy families' layaway bills.
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