Retail Recoil: The Limited Now Limited to Online; Sears Closes Stores, Selling Craftsman; Macy’s Closes 68 Stores; Amazon Is Big

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The Limited Saturday January 7 2017: “We’re sad to say that all The Limited stores nationwide have officially closed their doors. But this isn’t goodbye. The styles you love are still available online – We’re just a quick click away 24 hours a day.” The website will still be up and running and will continue to ship nationwide. 250 stores closed and about 4,000 jobs lost.

WKYC The Limited closing all 250 stores




Sears is selling Craftsman to Stanley Black & Decker and closing 150 unprofitable Sears and Kmart stores. The business maneuvers allow Sears to gather more than $1 billion in liquidity, and another $1 billion from sold real estate.

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Today Scattered flurries before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind 8 to 10 mph.


Tonight Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph after midnight.


Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.


Monday Night A chance of snow before 4am, then snow and sleet likely between 4am and 5am, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.


Tuesday Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.


Tuesday Night Showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 41. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.


Wednesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.


Wednesday Night Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


Thursday Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


Thursday Night Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


Friday Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.


Friday Night Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.


Saturday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.




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