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Mary! Did you hear that?

Ship My Trousers(SLYT, PepsiBlue) Previously
posted by donut_princess on Dec 17, 2013 - 29 comments

"The bloodiest battles took place in the marketing meetings"

Plagued by the realities threatening many retail stores, Sears also faces a unique problem (alternate link): [CEO Eddie] Lampert. Lampert runs Sears like a hedge fund portfolio, with dozens of autonomous businesses competing for his attention and money. An outspoken advocate of free-market economics and fan of the novelist Ayn Rand, he created the model because he expected the invisible hand of the market to drive better results. If the company’s leaders were told to act selfishly, he argued, they would run their divisions in a rational manner, boosting overall performance.
posted by Horace Rumpole on Jul 12, 2013 - 119 comments

Right here?

Ship My Pants (SLYT, PepsiBlue)
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Apr 16, 2013 - 72 comments

Layaway In A Manger

From Michigan to Nebraska, from Washington State to North Carolina, anonymous donors have been paying off "layaway" tabs for holiday-shopping families.
posted by Potomac Avenue on Dec 16, 2011 - 82 comments

All I Can See Is A Parking Lot

Big Box Juggernauts are taking control of the landscape across North America. How does it impact how we live, and where we live? [Flash]
posted by benjh on Feb 21, 2004 - 29 comments

I See Fat People!

"A Kmart Exclusive! This Inflatable Costume from Pumpkin Time is sure to make you the comic hit at any Halloween Party. The cool and comfortable costume self inflates and requires 3 "AA" batteries (not included) to do so."
Other designs:
--You think your kids are scared of clowns now...
--Can Paul Prudhomme sue for this?
--Aarrgghh!! My eyes!!!
"So, Little Tommy, what do you want to go as for Halloween?" "I wanna be Jiminy Glick!"
...with 3 AA batteries. Now it's official: Kmart is doomed.
posted by wendell on Sep 23, 2003 - 40 comments

Bankruptcy bonus at K-Mart

If you're still working for K-mart A bankruptcy bonus may be delivered to you soon. 1. Work for some company 2. ??? 3. Bankruptcy 4.PROFIT!
posted by elpapacito on Apr 9, 2003 - 11 comments

"Kmart Forever is a community gathering place for employees, retirees, friends, family and supporters of Kmart. Kmart started this site after receiving thousands of emails, calls and letters from people like you asking how they can help support the company. We all want to do what we can to make sure Kmart is with us well into the future."
Of course, such blatant PR cheerleading is bound to be parodied by those of the opposing view -- witness Kmartsucks.net's innovative design.
posted by me3dia on Oct 30, 2002 - 10 comments

Rosie O'Donnel is Gay ...

Rosie O'Donnel is Gay ... Kmart to Close 284 Stores, Cut 22,000 Jobs: Coincidence? I think NOT!
posted by yevge on Mar 8, 2002 - 58 comments

The return of Trax sneakers

The return of Trax sneakers might be a strategic way for Kmart to come back to life. Same goes for Pony. If Candies could do it . . .
posted by boardman on Feb 6, 2002 - 9 comments

Kmart on Verge of Filing for Bankruptcy

Kmart on Verge of Filing for Bankruptcy...guess you'll have to get your crap from Walmart now.
posted by deftone on Jan 21, 2002 - 64 comments

BlueLight (Kmart) screws up Mp3 player price.

BlueLight (Kmart) screws up Mp3 player price. But refuses to honor order requests. The Nomad Mp3 normally lists for $299 but a glitch had it listed as $29.99. Word spread, and many ordered, but Bluelight is refusing to honor the orders. Is this right or wrong? Granted this was a glitch, but what about truth in advertising???
posted by da5id on Apr 20, 2001 - 46 comments


Priorites. From your local K-mart comes this exercise in futility.
posted by owillis on Jun 3, 2000 - 1 comment


TheSimpons.com ride's along with K-Mart's Blue Light Special to offer free internet access and email. While what is considered the top ISP offering free internet; NetZero, it would just seem much cooler to be chillin@thesimpsons.com.
posted by sikk on Feb 9, 2000 - 4 comments

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