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Sears chairman Eddie Lampert

With deal approved Sears, Kmart stores to remain open

With deal approved Sears, Kmart stores to remain open

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — This past week a federal judge approved a last-minute deal to save Sears Holdings in much smaller form, giving the retailer a second chance. Judge Robert Drain okayed a deal to sell the major remaining assets of Sears to its chairman, largest shareholder and former chief executive office Eddie Lampert’s hedge

Lampert wins bid to keep Sears open for now

Lampert wins bid to keep Sears open for now

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. chairman Eddie Lampert won out in a bankruptcy auction for the U.S. department store operator with an improved takeover bid of roughly $5.2 billion, allowing the 126-year-old retailer to keep its doors open, The Wall Street Journal and other published sources reported Wednesday. Lampert’s bid, upped from an earlier $5