January 8, 2015

Sears Hometown (SHLD) got a mighty boost Thursday, rising 10.53% to a share price of $35.37.

January 5, 2015

The newest Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores outpost recently opened its doors in Muskogee, Oklahoma, marking 34 Sears Hometown openings in 2014 overall and the 16th Sears Hometown and Outlet.

December 10, 2014

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores (SHOS) rose 5.66% on Tuesday, taking the lead on an overall bullish day for HCN stocks.

December 5, 2014

The last quarter was a tale of two divisions for Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc.

The company's Outlet division's comparable store sales jumped 9.3%. But the more hardware-oriented Hometown stores saw comp-store sales decline 6.2%.

Overall, the 1,257 locations of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores saw comps decline 2.3% for the quarter, in which its operating loss was $173.6 million.

December 4, 2014

Sears Holdings released a less-than-rosy Q3 report, but it was Sears Hometown (SHOS) that fell more on Thursday, despite the fact that its earnings were still in the docket.

October 24, 2014

Both Sears Holdings and Sears Hometown made substantial leaps on Friday, though the two companies are separate entities.

October 16, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores has opened the doors to its newest Sears Hometown location in Florida.

The new store, located in LaBelle, Florida, at 870 W. Hickpochee Ave., Ste #800, officially opened on Oct. 14.

October 6, 2014

Stocks turned down again on Monday following Friday's burst of optimism, with Sears Hometown (SHOS) and Central Garden & Pet (CENT) leading the laggards.

September 22, 2014

All but two HCN stocks were in the red on Monday, most notably Sears Hometown (SHOS), which was down 6.03%.

September 15, 2014

The latest Sears Hometown outpost -- the 11th this year -- landed in Sidney, Montana last Friday, Sept. 12.

"The addition of the new Sears Hometown Store inside our existing business will provide great value to the community," said Becky Benson, co-owner of the new Sears Hometown Store in Sidney. "Working with builders and homeowners, we recognized the need for a broader product and service assortment to assist customers with their projects. Now, they'll have access to the nation's top appliance brands at the lowest possible price."

September 9, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores reported a 2.8% drop in revenue during the second quarter of 2014, sluggish results that president and CEO Bruce Johnson attributed to a highly promotional sales environment among competitors.

August 28, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is touching down in Marlton, New Jersey, with the opening of a new Sears Home Appliance Showroom.

Local customers will be able to avail themselves of a complete collection of brand-name appliances at the lowest prices, guaranteed by the SHOS price-match policy.

August 12, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is opening its 19th store of the year — and its eighth Sears Hometown store — this time putting itself on the map in Oklahoma City.

August 4, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is making its second store opening in a week with the addition of a new Sears Outlet Store in Modesto, California.

July 29, 2014

Oklahoma is getting a new Sears Hometown location, slated to open July 30 in Shawnee, about 45 minutes east of Oklahoma City.

June 26, 2014

On Thursday, the stock market rollercoaster headed into red territory, with Sears Hometown (SHOS) leading the train at a drop of 3.29%.

June 25, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is opening up a new Sears Home Appliance Showroom in Arvada, Colorado, with John Hurst at the helm as the new store manager.

"It's often challenging to find top-of-the-line home appliances for a reasonable price," said John Hurst, store manager of the new Sears Home Appliance Showroom in Arvada. "We offer the leading appliance brands, including exclusive Kenmore products, at a competitive price you just can't pass up."

June 9, 2014

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores (SHOS) fell 8.80% on an otherwise bullish Friday after the release of a disappointing quarterly report.

June 6, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores net sales dipped 1.9% to $589.9 million for the 13-week period ended May 3.

Net income also failed to impress, dropping from approximately $15.0 million in 2013 to $3.68 million in 2014.

Like many others this quarter, president and CEO Bruce Johnson attributed the weak performance to the weather, as well as insufficient stock of high-margin appliances and a competitive retail market that was aggressively promotional.

May 27, 2014

Sears Hometown (SHOS) led the pack by a margin of 4.80% on Friday, boosting its share price to $22.25. Its distant cousin, Sears Holdings (SHLD), didn't fare as well.

May 21, 2014

On a day when bulls beat the bears, both Sears Holdings (SHLD) and Sears Hometown (SHOS) closed Wednesday down more than 3%. 

May 6, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores opened its newest Illinois location in Pekin.

The store is the first new Sears Hometown Store to open this year and the sixth opening of a new store across all Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores.

“We’re both proud and excited to fulfill high consumer demand for Sears Hometown Stores in the Pekin area and to become a staple in the community,” said Adam White, store manager of the new Sears Hometown store.

May 1, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores opened its latest Florida Sears Home Appliance Showroom in Sunrise, Florida.

The store is is one of six Sears Home Appliance Showrooms owned and operated by Michael Myers.

April 16, 2014

HCN's Top 30 were unanimously up at Wednesday's close, with Masco (MAS), Sears Hometown (SHOS), Stock Building Supply (STCK), Trex (TREX) and USG (USG) enjoying an especially strong headwind.