Lands’ End Inc. investors may be warming back up to the retailer as it further breaks free from former parent Sears Holdings Corp. by shuttering more in-store shops in favor of smaller standalone locations.
The one-time Sears unit has been phasing out its sites situated inside the struggling chain, halving its number of in-Sears shops since the 2014 split. It’s planning to drop that number to about 100 by the end of the year from about 159 at the end of the first quarter.. . . more