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If Sears Goes Bankrupt, Will Stanley Lose Craftsman?


Sears Holdings Corp. has acknowledged “substantial doubt” in its ability to stay out of bankruptcy, which may kill recent sales of its businesses, such as Craftsman. The struggling retailer released its annual report on Tuesday, and the news was dismal. Based on information from ... Read More »

Lowe’s Virtual Reality Tool Teaches DIY Projects

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Lowe’s recently launched a virtual reality tool in its Framingham, Massachusetts, store that provides customers with a hands-on training experience for DIY projects, reports Fortune. The new tool, which Lowe’s calls the Holoroom How To, trains users how to install tile in a bathroom ... Read More »

J.C. Penney Sees More Opportunities in Home Improvement

J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney has started selling products such as bathtubs and power tools online and is expanding its services in some markets with basic bathroom remodels, The Dallas Morning News reports. The department store forayed into home improvement in 2016 by selling kitchen and laundry appliances in ... Read More »

Kenmore Grills to Expand Beyond Sears, Kmart

Kenmore grills

Kenmore grills will soon be sold in retail stores other than Sears and Kmart as part of a licensing agreement Sears recently entered into with Permasteel, reports The Chicago Tribune. The agreement allows Permasteel to manufacture and sell Kenmore-branded gas grills ... Read More »