Sears Holdings Corp. said late Tuesday it lost more than $2 billion a year ago, and its historical operating results indicated doubt about the future of the company that started in the 1880s as a mail-order catalog business.
Sears says it lost more than $2 billion past year and there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open.
Sears has upped its presence online, but is having a hard time disguising its age. In 2012, revenue was $39.9 billion and the loss was $930 million.
The most recent statement from Sears is another sign of the brutal restructuring of traditional retail companies.
The managing director of a Bangladesh-based textile firm said his company is using only a handful of its production lines to manufacture products for Sears' 2017 holiday sales.
Sears has five stores in Western Pennsylvania, including a North Hills location at Ross Park Mall.
Sears Holdings Corp's disclosure that it could lack the financial strength to continue as a going concern is turning attention to the key difference maker for any cash-strapped retailer: vendors.
They expect tension to mount as Sears approaches the key fourth-quarter selling season amid rising concern about a potential bankruptcy, they said.
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It was still a dramatic acknowledgment from the chain that owns Sears and Kmart stores, which has long held fast to its stance that a turnaround is possible, even as many of its shoppers have moved on to Wal-Mart, Target or Amazon.
On Tuesday, March 14th, Fairholme Capital Management L purchased 281,900 shares of Sears Holdings Corp stock.
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) yearly performance is -40.33% and net profit margin is -10.00%. "Sometimes multiple retailers to take those large spaces", Bell said.
Lampert owned almost 10 percent of the REIT that paid Sears $2.6 billion in 2015 for the stores it purchased, many of which were then leased back to the retailer. Nevertheless, Sears Holdings shares have steadily fallen over the last decade under his leadership, contributing to a decline in his net worth from more than $3 billion to just over $2 billion, according to estimates by Forbes magazine.
Continual operating losses could also restrict its access to funds under its credit agreement, said the filing.
Meanwhile, Sears continues to burn through more than $1 billion a year.
"However, we can not predict, with certainty, the outcome of our actions to generate liquidity, including the availability of additional debt financing, or whether such actions would generate the expected liquidity as now planned", the document added.