A foundering Sears names interim CEO

A foundering Sears names interim CEO

There are 6 comments on the The Morning Call story from Jan 29, 2008, titled A foundering Sears names interim CEO. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Sears Holdings Corp. abruptly announced the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer Aylwin B. Lewis on Monday, leaving a management void at the top of the department store chain controlled by ...

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jess

Reading, PA

#1 Jan 29, 2008
wow, I assume you mean.. a "floundering" sears

that's pretty bad if you can't proofread a headline

“Fight bigotry.”

Since: Feb 07

Toms River, NJ

#2 Jan 29, 2008
No, foundering is the appropriate word to describe the debacle known as Sears Holdings.
Phillies Fan

Northumberland, PA

#3 Jan 29, 2008
Give me back Sears where I can buy appliances and tools and K-mart where I can buy toothpaste. I feel the tools from Sears/K-mart are not the tools of old and the toothpaste is over priced.
Former Sears Customer

Allentown, PA

#4 Jan 29, 2008
I recently purchased a lawn mower from Sears, used it one time, and tried to return it. I made the mistake of buying it before my lawn was even planted but wanted to take advantage of the same as cash option being offered at the time. It was 93 after the purchase date and they said they have a strict 90 day policy for returns. I have friends that took items back to the store after 90 days and my neighbor is a manager at Sears. Anyway, now I have a lawn mower I don't want and I will never go to Sears for anything again....
john

Allentown, PA

#5 Jan 29, 2008
I can understand reasons for not shopping somewhere but.........They gave you 90 days and you waited 93. Now you're upset because you didn't follow policy. Uh, who's fault is that?
Betty

Albertville, AL

#6 Jan 29, 2008
Usage Note: The verbs founder and flounder are often confused. Founder comes from a Latin word meaning "bottom" (as in foundation) and originally referred to knocking enemies down; it is now also used to mean "to fail utterly, collapse." Flounder means "to move clumsily, thrash about," and hence "to proceed in confusion." If John is foundering in Chemistry 1, he had better drop the course; if he is floundering, he may yet pull through

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