Does anyone have any inside knowledge of the next potential closings, I saw on here few days ago of the " urgent conference calls " did anyone else have this call in their sears store ?????
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We now have to call the DM every time we have to say no to an on-line order .... this is getting out of hand if you ask me . AS the person always has to say, on this one I agree time to DRAIN THE SWAMP
10 — 11 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Sept. 26 Hoffman Estates General Session Room or Webcast Watch as they discuss what we’re doing differently this year in an effort to drive a more profitable outcome for Holiday 2017. This interactive session will give you... read more
Picked over and battered, Sarasota Sears store closes I thought this title is an ideal allegory for the entire Sears. Just take out the Sarasota and store, and soon enough, this will be all that is left of the entire company... read more
Is there any experienced employees here who may know the signs that your store will be closing? For example, is researching when Kmart plans to renew lease or leases something that can help? We have been receiving odd repacks recently. Our truck has... read more
Managers will call them to try to talk them into a PA again. This is insulting to the customer and insulting to sales associates. There is a reason why the customer didn't buy it and they don't want to be disturbed. Follow up sales calls died in the... read more
Anyone working at sears go into MSP look under Merchandise Flow Bulletin and Availability, look at hardlines - tools - 10 pages of tools not being sent to your stores due to vender issues, or not being restocked. Forget having screwdrivers, sockets... read more
We had a conference call yesterday that was strange, we had stores from different states, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Chicago, but only about 10 stores on the call. They were asking these questions Who is the typical shopper? What are the BUs you see as... read more
Someone out there has to know something. It's been too quite on here lately.
Anyone on here know the fate of the Virgin Islands Kmart locations after irma? I heard the Islands have been devastated.
Does Sears pays for the days we were out due to Hurricane?
The expectations of minimum wage employees at Sears Holdings stores are totally ridiculous. This isn't a job just piling stuff on shelves or ringing up sales. Sears/Kmart employees are under the gun to make sales and credit quotas, warranty sales... read more
Our Sears store was just recently told we had to adopt this program. Everything out of the warehouse by the end of this month. Is this all the stores? How's it going? Anyone feel like it's successful?
With the announcement of Sean Skelley's departure, winter is here for Sears Holding. Good luck to us all.
It's not just about the wages. Sears and Kmart provide one of the most toxic (I speak figuratively, but in some cases it might actually literally) work environments. More than at any other retailer, even as employees flee due to deteriorating work... read more
I heard yesterday from a co worker saying that Levis doesn't want to supply Sears unless they pay their money upfront. She said her ASM told her in a meeting that the whole crew needs to push hard to not lose Levis. I didn't see a thread anywhere... read more
We can't keep up with the messes in softlines. Everyone is busy at the CAC. If there is any down time, we are putting out freight that should have been put out 2-3 weeks ago, since we didn't have time to do so to begin with. Since we will not be... read more
I was at my local Sears store in Indiana doing a price check on a double oven that I had previously priced at Lowes. Lowe's was about $250 cheaper. I noticed the Electronics Dept was no longer there. It was there a few months ago. I asked the sales... read more
You can tell by the look on everyone's faces, at least on the feeds from the newer cameras with better PTZ capability. It's like a silent movie. After a while you can tell no one's happy working here. Tell tale signs are hand to forehead, pursing the... read more
Ran into this ranking today, it's from March, but I figured I'd scroll through and lo and behold, Sears is in the number one spot. Talking about the least shocking revelation ever. I don't think many people here will disagree... read more
How can we still be open our sales are down 5 mil ytd from ly, why are we still open
older article, but could it be the saving grace for SHC? is this still a thing? anyone?? http://www.ebay.com/gds/100-Companies-That-Accept-Bitcoins-As-Payment-/10000000206483242/g.html
A record breaking storm is headed for Florida but Sears must stay open. A State of Emergency has been declared in all counties of Florida by Governor Scott but Sears wants to wait to see if we should close for a few days. God forbid someone has to... read more
Well now that corporate has had their long weekend , will there be anything happen this week. It's been slow with out any action for a week. What will be in store for the rest of this month. Any news at all please share good quality information
Retailers are opening 4,080 more stores in 2017 than they are closing, according to a new research report from IHL Group, and they plan to open over 5,500 more in 2018. Mass-merchandisers, including off-pricers and value chains, are the... read more
Someone posted that Sears was donating. I haven't been able to find an article stating that Sears or Eddie would be donating money to flood victims. I did find an article that listed companies that were. If anyone has a link to an article posting... read more
Eddie Just announced that Sears will match all the donations customers give to the flood victims for the next 2 weeks
Said there were cuts in northeast Thursday..None that I heard of..False
As you know, "market teams" (district managers) went through a shake up. That means all of these new rules and ways of doin things to get used to. Our new market leader wants all of the freight out, STAT, no exceptions, the store looking like a front... read more
The Kmart in my city, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, was spun off to be a Seritage property some time ago, yet it's still open. Our city council just shared plans for Kroger to demolish it and build on the site within the coming year. This is one of the... read more
Last quarter Amazon had almost 40 billion in sales and lost money in durable goods/groceries,etc. They are however making money in their cloud computing. It seems their primary goal is to keep driving prices down until they put everyone out of... read more
From Challenger: Retail has shed 67,596 jobs this year, with over 3,000 announced in August. Retail job cuts are 51 percent higher this year than through the same point last year, when 44,643 retail jobs were cut. But relief may be coming soon... read more
I am 50 years and work for the company for the pass 20 years , I would like to retire. Does anyone who work HR have any info if I will get to keep my discount card and any type of lump sum of money. I did call 88sears but the respond was very... read more
So let's put this to rest. In the old days you would get one week of pay for every year of service up to 26 weeks. They changed all that years ago. Now you get one week for every year you have been with SHC up to a max. of 8 weeks. That means if you... read more
Was the town hall today? Any feedback, thoughts? Were there layoffs at the same time?
To everyone who is quoting Eddie about no new customers. Listen to what "pgp" said. It is not that Eddie does not want anymore customers it is that he does not need customers to fulfill the plan for SHC (emphisis on the "Holding" portion of that... read more
Bankruptcy was supposed to be in 2008, then again in 2009, then 2010, then 2011, then 2012, then 2013, then again in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Don't forget January 2017, February 2017, then... REALLY... July 2017, then every other month that has 30 or 31... read more