Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

Sears, the store that changed America, declares bankruptcy

Posted online
Facing a $134 million debt payment, Sears and its parent company, Sears Holdings (Nasdaq: SHLD), filed for bankruptcy protection Oct. 15.
The 132-year-old department store chain currently had $193 million cash on hand, as of Aug. 4, with the holiday season on the horizon.
In a statement, company officials say they intend to stay in business and keep operating its profitable stores. Sears has about 700 stores and it's looking for a buyer of a large number of its remaining stores.
SHLD stock closed at 41 cents per share on Oct. 12 - and the stock had fallen 50 percent in the last five trading days.
Read more from CNN.


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick

Open for Business: Ozarks Elder Law LLC

Ozarks Elder Law LLC closed on its acquisition of RTR Attorneys in Marshfield; Nashville-style fried chicken and catfish restaurant Hot Cluckers got its start; and the first Geico insurance office in the Queen City opened.

Most Read