Sears Holdings Plans At Least 4 More Kmart Store Closures In May

Nicholas Eckhart

After a tough year of losing half a billion dollars less than they did in 2014, Sears Holdings, parent company of Sears and Kmart, announced plans to close about 50 stores in the coming months. What the company no longer does is send out big announcements with lists of stores slated for closure, instead submitting local closings to local news outlets. That’s cool, but we’re a national news outlet that likes to pay attention to national trends, so we compiled a list for anyone who is interested. [More]

What Does Amtrak Have Against The People Of Lancaster?

What Does Amtrak Have Against The People Of Lancaster?

Regular Consumerist readers may remember the story from last November of Amtrak commuters in Lancaster, PA, who had to break down the station door in order to catch their train. At the time, the rail service shrugged it off as a “scheduling error,” but why were train passengers locked out again this morning? [More]

One Death Tied To 545,699 lb Ground Beef Recall

One Death Tied To 545,699 lb Ground Beef Recall

New Hampshire has announced a death connected to the recent recall of 545,699 lbs of ground beef for e. coli contamination. The beef was sold in the following retailers, among others: Trader Joes, Price Chopper, Lancaster and Wild Harvest, Shaw’s, a unit of Supervalu, BJ’s, Ford Brothers and Giant.

Walmart Still Selling Nazi Shirts

Walmart Still Selling Nazi Shirts

Scattered reports indicates Walmart is still selling a tshirt bearing Nazi insignia, up to 10 days after Walmart promised their removal. [More]