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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Bonnie Knutson
Sears Holding Corp., which owns the two ubiquitous retail names Sears and Kmart, announced this week that it would shutter 100 to 120 stores, citing poor holiday-season sales. The move came as little surprise to retail strategists who say the issue wasn't simply weak 2011 sales.
Such personalization of the experience and connectivity with which other brands — even the online-only stores that have taken so much business from traditional bricks-and-mortar companies — have achieved consumer satisfaction left stores like Kmart and Sears out in the cold, Ms. Knutson added.
All the campaigns in the world can't fool people, Ms. Knutson said.