• Win or lose, Sears' chairman may still come out on top

    3 days ago - By Post Gazette

    While Lampert says he wants to save the iconic retailer, plenty of others think that sheer financial gain is behind his perseverance.
     
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  • Win or lose, Sears' chairman may still come out on top

    Win or lose, Sears' chairman may still come out on top

    3 days ago - By Boston Herald

    By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
    NEW YORK - As Sears teeters on the brink of collapse, one man stands at the center of the fight for the future of the iconic retailer.
    Eddie Lampert plays several often-conflicting roles in what could be the final chapter for the company that began as a mail order watch business 132 years ago. He's been chairman, CEO, landlord, lender, and largest shareholder - all at the same time. If the company survives, he wins. If it ends up liquidating, he also wins.
    The fate of Sears - and its Kmart brand - is likely to be decided Monday in a law firm conference room high above...
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