Sears Announces Additional Service Center Closures
As part of Sears Holdings’ processes to facilitate its financial restructuring, the company informed employees at 80 stores that the locations will be shutting down.
Sears Adds Locations Available to Amazon’s Tire Customers
The number of locations is growing from 41 to 118 nationally, months ahead of schedule.
Sears Opening DieHard Auto Center in San Antonio
Sears will debut a new automotive service shop concept with its first “DieHard Auto Center Driven by Sears” opening in San Antonio, Texas, on Feb. 17.
Sears Using AI to Sell Tires
Sears Auto Center is testing out a web app service, “Digital Tire Journey,” to help customers identify tires to fit their driving preferences.
Goodyear, Sears Settle $18.9M Tire Lawsuit
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Sears Roebuck & Co. have settled the $18.9 million lawsuit the tiremaker brought against Sears after claiming the retailer owed Goodyear for tires it manufactured exclusively for the retailer, the Akron Beacon Journal reported. The settlement details were not made public, but Goodyear issued a statement saying, “On Oct. 2,
Sears, Michelin Celebrate 50 Years
Michelin North America Inc. and Sears are celebrating their 50th anniversary of business with promotions and special events throughout July and August. During the two-month celebration, Sears Shop Your Way members can enter an online sweepstakes to win a four-year lease of a Chevrolet Camaro. “Fifty years ago Sears and Michelin took a big risk
Sears Auto Center In Court
A customer is suing a Sears Auto Center in Louisiana for allegedly not putting all of her tire’s lug nuts back on after replacing tires. The customer alleges that this resulted in one of the wheels falling off the car, causing injuries to the vehicle’s occupants. The suit is being filed against Sears, Roebuck and
Goodyear Sues Sears for Breach of Contract in Weatherhandler Tires Deal
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has filed a federal lawsuit against Sears Roebuck & Co. seeking $19.5 million in a dispute over the companies’ agreement to produce co-branded tires for Sears. According to a report in the (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Goodyear accused Sears of backing out of a deal struck in 2009 to produce Weatherhandler
More Troubles For Sears
Sears Holdings announced that it would close at least 80 stores this year. The decision was made on Thursday when the company reported dismal earnings: Sears Holding posted a significant loss of $402 million for the fiscal first quarter. The company’s revenue fell 6.8%. In comparison, the company’s 2013 Q1 earnings reports showed a loss