Shoppers Test The Waters On ThanksgivingTheir observation: It was much less chaotic then Black Friday excursions to the stores. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Forget Black Friday, Kmart Wants Christmas Shoppers Before Summer's OverLabor Day’s less than a week behind us, so clearly it’s time to start luring in Christmas shoppers, right?
Report: Olive Garden To Open Restaurant In AvondaleThe city could soon get its first Olive Garden restaurant.
Thief Foiled After Pulling Out His 'Rewards' Card While Using Stolen Credit CardWhen using a stolen debit or credit card, it’s almost always a bad idea to proffer some of your own identification, even if that does get you more free stuff in the process.
Best Places To Make Holiday Gift Donations In ChicagoChicago is abundant in luxury shops and fun winter festivals but it is also packed with those in need this holiday season. Take this opportunity to find a way to help others through a holiday gift donation.
Some Shoppers Can't Wait Until After Thanksgiving To Hunt For BargainsWal-Mart and Kmart have opened on Thanksgiving for some time now. What has changed over the years is the way they roll out deals. At Wal-Mart, they call it "The Blitz," and at Kmart, they call them "Doorbusters."
Back-To-School Shopping Season Brings Big Deals From RetailersIt's the second biggest shopping season of the year – back-to-school shopping, when American consumers will spend some $30 billion.
Sears Holdings To Close 5 Illinois StoresThe stores to be shuttered are a Sears in Alton, a Sears Grand/Essentials in McHenry and three K-Marts -- in Oak Lawn, Zion and Peru.
Walter's Perspective: What Lawmakers Should Resolve To Do In 2012CBS 2's Walter Jacobson thinks Illinois lawmakers should redo the controversial tax breaks that Sears received for staying.
Kmart Closing Hits NW Ind. CommunityThe St. John, Ind. Kmart survived tragedy in 1985, but now apparently cannot survive this economy. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Sears Lists First 79 Stores To Close, None In IllinoisSears has released a list of the first 79 stores to close under a plan to shutter 100 to 120 Sears and Kmart locations due to poor holiday sales.
Up To 120 Sears, Kmart Stores To CloseHoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. is closing between 100 and 120 Sears and K-Mart stores, after abysmal holiday sales.