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December 25, 2017
Will the rapidly-shrinking store save retail?
With holiday shopping in full swing, Sears decided it was time to host a "grand reopening" for its department store at Fair Oaks Mall in Northern...
December 25, 2017 - 8:15am
November 8, 2017
Devils Lake store owner fights bad press to stay in business
DEVILS LAKE, ND—A local entrepreneur says the name on the front of a store he purchased just a few years ago turned out to be bad for business....
November 8, 2017 - 6:19am
November 3, 2017
Sears, Kmart plan to shutter 63 more locations in latest retrenchment
Sears Holdings Corp. will close 63 more Kmart and Sears locations after the holidays, adding to hundreds of stores that have shuttered as part...
November 3, 2017 - 12:48pm
August 27, 2017
Best Buy considers move to Fargo's West Acres, opening other potential changes nearby
FARGO—Best Buy here could soon make a short move to the former Sears store—but the potential change also raises questions about what...
August 27, 2017 - 1:00am
July 7, 2017
Sears, Kmart to close 43 more stores to cut costs
CHICAGO - Sears Holdings Corp is closing eight of its namesake department stores and 35 Kmart locations as part of its effort to cut costs and...
July 7, 2017 - 1:28pm
May 8, 2017
The long, hard, unprecedented fall of Sears
In 1989, Sears Roebuck & Co. ruled America as its biggest retailer. It loomed over rivals from a perch high above Chicago, inside what was...
May 8, 2017 - 4:13pm
May 4, 2017
Two stores expanding this summer in Fargo's West Acres
FARGO—Two stores will get bigger this summer in Fargo's West Acres Shopping Center. The mall, 3902 13th Ave. S., announced Thursday, May...
May 4, 2017 - 11:43am
March 22, 2017
Kmart likely to fold after announcing restructuring plans
GRAND FORKS—A major national retailer says it cannot promise it will stay in business and that would mean stores across the Red River Valley...
March 22, 2017 - 6:03pm
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
Sears Holdings Corp, once the largest U.S. retailer, warned on Tuesday, March 21, about its ability to continue as a going concern after years...
March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
March 6, 2017
Hit by closures, West Acres reveals several potential new stores
FARGO—West Acres Shopping Center is losing several of its tenants, but mall officials are already talking to other chains that could take...
March 6, 2017 - 5:38pm
January 11, 2017
Business closings are sign Fargo-Moorhead economy is returning to normal
FARGO—The new year has just begun, but it's already brought a flurry of local business closings. Fargo lost several restaurants in recent...
January 11, 2017 - 5:40pm
January 8, 2017
Zaleski: Sears closing? Say it ain't so
I've been a fan of Sears Roebuck stores all my life. Kenmore appliances and Craftsman tools were in my parents' and grandparents' homes during...
January 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Trygve Olson cartoon: Sears
January 8, 2017 - 7:00am
January 5, 2017
Anchors away: As shopping styles shift, West Acres to replace Sears with multiple tenants
FARGO – For as long as Marge Geatz has lived here there’s been a Sears at the West Acres Shopping Center. So news that the store would depart...
January 5, 2017 - 6:16pm
Black & Decker moves into lawn and garden market with Craftsman buy
Stanley Black & Decker Inc., in its second big acquisition in three months, agreed to buy Sears' Craftsman brand, giving the company known mainly...
January 5, 2017 - 11:33am