Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Sears Will Stay in Illinois After State Government Acts
Dec 19, 2011
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Sears Holdings, parent company of Sears Roebuck and Co., Kmart, and Lands' End, expressed its appreciation last week for the bipartisan support by the Illinois General Assembly of legislation that will allow Sears to keep its headquarters in the state. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation into law on Friday, Dec. 16. Illinois has been Sears' home for almost 125 years.

"Clearly state leaders recognize our impact on the state of Illinois and have taken the step necessary to keep Sears Holdings an Illinois company," said Lou D'Ambrosio, Sears Holdings' chief executive officer and president. "Sears Holdings employs 20,000 people in Illinois alone, we work with 9,100 local vendors, contractors and businesses that provide services and goods to the company and we are a significant taxpayer to the state - over $213 million last year and billions over the last 20 years."

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Nov 26, 2014: Hamilton Beach 3Q income down slightly

Nov 26, 2014: LG's sales of Inverter Linear Compressor refrigerators top 10 million

Nov 25, 2014: Robotics Exhibits Grow 25% at 2015 CES

Nov 25, 2014: Index shows HVAC/R contractors more positive than last year

Nov 25, 2014: Consumer Confidence Index Declines

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows