Is anyone else just signing up members to home improvement sales calls just to make their numbers even though you've just postponed the order they made back in January by another month?
Topics regarding layoffs at Sears
We STILL don't know because we aren't caught up. Head->Desk
Transformco, "Internet marketing service" https://www.google.com/search?q=transformco Is this the new business model?
There are two Sears stores that are closing in Texas. https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/companies/sears-to-close-two-of-its-three-department-stores-still-open-in-dallas-fort-worth/ar-BB17qEnE
Sad to report I sold our last zero turn mower and snowblower today. Same guy bought both for full price. Apparently it’s not just Sears running low on inventory but the flu has damaged everyone’s supply chain. Everything left in tools sells for... — read more
In an effort to make Sears Home Services look like a viable business that can be sold, job listings are suddenly being passed along to third party job sites for a change even though this hasn't been done for the last two years. ServiceLive woo! ... — read more
With debt maturities looming next year, Lands' End acknowledged that there is "substantial doubt" about the company's ability to survive over the next 12 months. The company is working to replace its term loan financing, which could put to rest... — read more
Anybody here who is on furlough had moved on, found or looked for another job, instead of waiting for TransformCo to call you back to work? And how many of you have they called back? For folks who worked at HE.
https://stjohnsource.com/2020/07/25/attention-kmart-shoppers-empty-shelves-dont-mean-stores-closing/ Attention Kmart Shoppers: Empty Shelves Don’t Mean Stores Are Closing By Diana Dias -July 25, 2020 As shoppers enter any of the four Kmart... — read more
Why is Transformco still posting jobs for Innovel? I thought they sold this entire operation in March. https://jobs.sears.com/en-US/job/operations-manager/J3T35Y6VR5C9W7F09V6
Are there any employees in the sf office anymore? With 93 fls left and the number going down fast it is clear soft lines is going away
https://www.pressherald.com/2020/07/24/sears-is-closing-at-the-maine-mall/ The Sears store at The Maine Mall dates to the mall’s creation in 1971. Sears owns its property at the mall, along with a restaurant site in the parking lot that houses... — read more
Best Buy closes at an all time high! $96.n change. EL you ruined an Icon. 2008 BBY was a couple of buck$$. You sir will be in business 101 college texts for the next 20 years. You ruined so many lives. Nice job. We’re all really prod of your legacy... — read more
When Eddie took over, Lands' End was the biggest online apparel retailer in the world, Kmart and Sears were the second and third biggest retailers, and Amazon was a seller of books. This week? Lands' End filed with the SEC that there was... — read more
Source is a local area Facebook group
Have not seen any closing posts recently Are we still holding at 95 fls left?
How? Just how? I've seen this figure mentioned several times. Sears/Kmart had maybe a few hundred thousand employees at most? Has there been any city or country with around that many people that's lost that much money? Forget companies, isn't it... — read more
When he took over, there were 3,000 stores. He lost $10 billion. At the time of bankruptcy, there were over 800 stores left. He lost another $2B that holiday season. Now there are less than 100 stores remaining. Even as a liquidator he's a... — read more
I work for a a reseller of overstock goods that has been purchasing Sears/Kmart overstock and non-payment orders for years. You can always find genuine Sears products like Craftsman, DieHard, fitness equipment, and Jeans they've ordered wholesale... — read more
https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/articles/ideas-work/sears-case-study-business-failure an interview with Mark Cohen, Columbia Business School retail studies director and former CEO of Sears Canda. *What will be the epitaph on Sears’... — read more
Is hiring a softlines supervisor! https://jobs.sears.com/en-US/job/softlines-supervisor-sears-2029-union-gap-wa/J3S4X965K5FHX2X2XN8 FYI.
I feel sorry for Costco customer service that has to get yelled at for completely incompetent scheduling now. At least with Shop Your Way shutting down no one has to be called a c*nt 30 times a day because of a $5 coupon anymore
How were they ? Need to get rid of bedbugs.
Seritage collected 65% of of its rent in April, well below other mall REITs and way below other REITs in general. While other REITs reported major recoveries in May rents, Seritage reported another 20% drop, and messaging from New York that "we will... — read more
Someone needs to be accountable for knowing how many Sears Hometowns are left, since literally no one has any idea! Eddie must have been displeased no one knows lol.
Liquidators were a hair's breath from walking before the Innovel sale was forced so they could get paid after months of non-payment. It's known TransformCo isn't making payments to Seritage and vendors, and virtually all buyers and even Indian IT is... — read more
https://jobs.sears.com/en-US/job/store-manager-sears-1795-myrtle-beach-sc/J3R7HD645XWL81RHHGN They're looking for a new store manager!
Kmart just posted a job opening for a store that isn’t on one of the lists that confirms it’s opened. Wonder why this is? https://jobs.sears.com/en-US/job/customer-service-part-time/J3T8HX6VK7H5CJ4X7ZJ
Has availability gotten any better? Or are most of y’all in draw pay or minimum wage adjustment. Just curious as my store closed months ago.
So they released the database of all the PPP loans that were given. Most car dealerships got 2-5 million or more. Basically free money. So I searched for sears, Kmart , transformco, ESL, lands end, nothing. A few sears hometowns took the... — read more
It says right in the contract, a No Lemon Guarantee. But if you look the respective Twitter and Facebook accounts, there are literally thousands of customers who are complaining non-stop that they have been unable to get service, unable to contact a... — read more
Does anyone know if they’re shutting down Shop Your Way? Are they bringing employees off furlough?
Did Eddie ever meet Robert Kiyosaki at any point before 2004? Everything he's done since the merger of Sears and Kmart reeks of a 4 hour scam real estate seminar. Invest in real estate, make debt and taxes work for you, they don't really matter! ... — read more
The sad fact is that no one actually knows how many are left. All paper work involving franchisees has been passed down multiple times like a game of telephone, no one knows which tracking files are current, staff has turned over like no one's... — read more
These store closing jobs were just posted today on jobs.sears.com
LC's job is to give a positive spin on Sears news. There's no Sears news to be had. One month Sears is selling its new DieHard partnership with Chinese suppliers and not half a year later DieHard is sold and the suppliers have cut Sears off... — read more
https://www.forbes.com/sites/warrenshoulberg/2020/07/12/total-sears-and-kmart-store-count-going-down-to-just-95/ With 20 Sears stores and seven Kmart locations announced as closing in July and August, the total number of stores in what was once... — read more