The holiday shopping season is the most important time of the year for retailers, when stores finally go into the black for the year.
But this year it might bring coal for Sears Holdings,
given the reports that some suppliers have “significantly” reduced
their shipments of consumer goods over concerns of a pending bankruptcy
filing for the owner of Sears and Kmart stores. Suppliers have become
increasingly worried about Sears’ financial strength in recent months, Business Insider reported.. . . more