Sears Canada

Death Spiral Accelerates

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada is placing its bets on becoming a new stop for consumers who want affordable, high-quality yoga gear.The struggling department ...

Sears Canada On The Selling Block?

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears is considering selling its struggling Canadian operations, a move that will likely lead to the closure of its brick-and-mortar stores ...

Sears Employee Fired After Racist Remark Caught On Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Sears Canada has fired an employee who was filmed on video making a racist remark to a customer. The employee was reportedly fired late Mon...

Revenue Down, But Profit Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC) reports it had a $373.7 million net profit in for the quarter ended Feb. 1.That was up from $39.9 million a year...

The 6 Stages Of Mourning A Sears Store

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Business

Saying goodbye to two Toronto Sears stores that closed their doors on Sunday was an emotional experience for some. RIP, Eaton Centre and Sherway G...

'Never Our Intention' To Charge Customer With Trespassing: Sears

CBC | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

A representative from Sears Canada has responded to allegations it called police on a disgruntled customer and later charged her with trespassing. J...

Customer Seeking 'Superior Service' Charged With Trespassing

CBC | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., woman who is recovering from a heart attack says she counted on Sears to provide superior service when she wanted new wind...

Bad News For Canada's Retail Workers

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Thousands of Canadian retail workers have been told they'll be getting pink slips as both Sears Canada and Best Buy Canada make dramatic cut...

Sears Canada Layoffs Just Won't Stop

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC) has announced a round of layoffs for the second time this month, eliminating 624 workers.The struggling company ...

MORE Layoffs

CP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Another round of job cuts is rippling through the operations of Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC), affecting more than 1,600 positions as the comp...

Sears Accuses Canada Goose of 'Bullying'

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada Goose is trying to "bully" Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC) and other retailers through litigation, Sears is alleging in court documents a...

More Trouble For Sears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A total of 640 people are out of work after a key Sears Canada ally has gone into receivership.A spokeswoman for Pricewaterhouse Coopers Inc...

Just In Time For The Holidays: Layoffs

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada (TSX:SCC) is laying off another 800 employees across its operations in the latest round of major cuts that have involved closin...

MAJOR SELL-OFF

CP | David Friend and Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new round of store closures by Sears Canada, which includes its flagship location in Toronto's Eaton Centre, has raised questions about th...

Sears Canada Is NOT In Its Death Throes. Really. We Mean It.

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada says sales of clothing and accessories — an area where it competes with U.S. retailer Target — picked up in the latest quar...

Sears Faces Class-Action Lawsuit From Franchise Owners

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC) and its American counterpart are facing a class-action lawsuit by owners of its Hometown franchises, who allege ...

Sears Canada Vacates Stores

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC) will be vacating at least two major Toronto-area stores and possibly a third in return for cash payments from it...

Target’s Arrival Will Mean ‘All-Out Retail War’: Analysts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Business

They say war is hell, but this particular war could be heaven for Canadian consumers. Analysts are predicting that Target’s arrival in Canada —...

Sears Canada Had A Bad Holiday Season..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. said profits remained steady in the fourth quarter compared with a year earlier as one-time items offset a decline in sale...

Layoffs Hit Sears Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada (TSX:SCC) announced Thursday it is laying off 700 workers across the country as part of a move to "right-size" the company and ...

Sears Canada's Future In Doubt As Target Arrives

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Business

Slipping sales during the holiday season — a time where retailers typically earn up to 40 per cent of their annual revenue — has cast a shadow of ...

Here Are The Retailers Threatened By Target Canada's Arrival

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Target's arrival in Canada will take a bite out of the sales of several key rivals, according to a new report, though many of those named ha...

Sears Canada Sees Sales, Profits Slump

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. dipped into the red ink in the second quarter as the department store chain suffered a drop in revenue and same-store sale...

Walmart, Canadian Tire In Target’s Crosshairs

Financial Post | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada Business

Walmart Canada Corp. has the most to lose when Target Corp. begins opening stores in Canada, according to the latest research on consumer loyalty. ...

Sears Canada Hires Former Loblaw Executive As CEO

CP | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. has appointed a former executive from Loblaw Companies as its new president and CEO, a move to replace Dene Rogers effecti...