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Sears Canada Gets Court Approval to Begin Liquidation Sales on July 21

Sears Canada Gets Court Approval to Begin Liquidation Sales on July 21

By Ambia Staley

Sears Canada has officially been given approval to start the liquidation process in the 59 stores it plans to close this Friday.

Last week, it was reported that the struggling department store retailer had submitted a motion to the Ontario Superior Courts to start the liquidation process starting on July 21 and ending by October 12, and that motion had now been approved.

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A Brief Timeline of Layoffs, Closures, and More at Sears Canada

A Brief Timeline of Layoffs, Closures, and More at Sears Canada

By Ambia Staley

Whether it's news of layoffs, store closures, or lack of severance payments, it seems as though Canadians are swamped on a daily basis with news regarding the struggling department store chain, Sears Canada.

What may come as a surprise to some, is that Sears' struggles have not started recently, as there were news reports of mass layoffs and other woes dating well back into the 1990s. If you're looking for some brief insight into where Sears' future could be heading, or you're looking to get to the gist of what everyone's been talking about, we've gathered some of the most interesting and relevant facts regarding the company and compiled a brief timeline of Sears' woes.

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Back to School Tips: Eight Ways to Save Money on Textbooks

Back to School Tips: Eight Ways to Save Money on Textbooks

By Simon Hung

What do college textbooks, printer ink and movie theatre snacks have in common? If you guessed “egregiously overpriced,” you’re absolutely correct! In fact, an NBC review in 2015 found that textbook prices have risen over three times the rate of inflation since 1977 -- an increase of over 1,000%!

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