Sears shops its real estate

Sears Holdings has hired the Jones Lang LaSalle real estate firm to determine the market value of 500 locations that the company’s chairman, Eddie Lampert, has offered to buy as part of a $4.6 billion package to acquire the retailer.

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Stitch Fix’s stock takes hit on subscriber numbers

The number of Stitch Fix subscribers during the holiday quarter has remained flat, news of which sent the company’s shares down 14 percent in after-hours trading. The clothing subscription service does not see the holiday quarter as important to its results as other retailers since most of its customers are focused on purchasing for themselves…

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Top marketing execs are shown the door at Under Armour

Two Under Armour executives, Ryan Kuehl, senior vice president of global sports marketing, and Walker Jones, senior director of sports marketing, were removed from their positions last week following an internal review of departmental spending. The two men are longtime associates of CEO Kevin Plank.

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Barnes & Noble offers expert advice

Barnes & Noble’s new “Nobody Knows Books Like We Do” campaign includes four 15-second commercials that promote its associates as book lovers that can help customers find the right gifts for family, friends and associates this holiday season.

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