Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Kmart's parent company wants to lease space at some of its Illinois locations, including the Tinley Park store, the Chicago Tribune reports. What business would you like to see become a new 'roommate' for Kmart?
The parent company for Kmart wants to lease space in four of the national retailer's Illinois stores, including its Tinley Park location, the Chicago Tribune reports. Sears Holdings Corp., which owns Kmart, is seeking "sub-tenants" to share space at the locations and are not looking to replace or close the stores, the report stated. The effort is part of a move by Sears to "shore up" finances through leasing or selling its real estate holdings, the report continued. READ: Check Out the Full Chicago Tribune Story for More Details This isn't the first time Sears has tried such a leasing strategy. The women's clothing chain Forever 21 created a "shop-within-a-shop" in a Sears store in Costa Mesa, CA, and Whole Foods Market leased part of a …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Christopher K. Scott, 32, of Orland Park, is charged with a felony charge of retail theft, after he attempted to steal more than $1,000 worth of alcohol from Super Kmart in Tinley Park.
An Orland Park man faces a felony charge of retail theft, after he tried to steal approximately $1,300 worth of alcohol from Super Kmart, 16300 S. Harlem Avenue, on Jan. 30. Christopher K. Scott, 32, of the 15800 block of S. Centennial Drive, Orland Park, was charged with felony retail theft after he left Super Kmart with 37 bottles of hard alcohol from the store around 9:10 p.m., according to reports. Cameras captured the theft on film, employees told police; the footage shows Scott shopping for the alcohol and then exiting without paying. An employee said he followed Scott out of the store and ordered him to return the items to the store, which he did, before fleeing the scene on foot. Police located Scott in a store in a nearby strip …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
This week, find openings for a retail buyer for a car dealership, an esthetic nurse injector, a pharmacist and more. And employers: Don't forget to send your employment opportunities.
- Joe Vince
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a résumé, hitting the streets looking for “Help Wanted” signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone. Luckily, Patch wants to help Tinley Park readers find a few jobs and put some cash in your pockets. That's why each week, Tinley Park Patch will be spotlighting a few job openings that we think our readers can fill. NOTE TO EMPLOYERS: Are you doing seasonal hiring and adding temporary positions for the holidays? Patch wants to know. Email email@example.com with your seasonal job openings. WANTED: Retail manager—buyer Carmax: THe car dealership is looking for someone to do vehicle appraisals, coordinate on-site auctions and go to regional auctions…
Friday, January 6, 2012
Did state lawmakers drop the ball on due diligence voting in favor of a tax-package to keep Sears Holdings in Illinois before it announced that it would close 120 Sears and Kmart stores?
So far local Sears and Kmart stores have escaped the ax in the wake of an announcement by Sears Holdings Co. that it would close 120 retail stores nationwide because of poor holiday sales. Sears Holdings Corp.’s announcement to close retail stores on Dec. 29 came on the heels of a vote by the Illinois General Assembly guaranteeing the company $15 million in tax breaks to keep Sears’ headquarters in Hoffman Estates as reported by the Chicago Tribune. State house and senate members passed the tax break package earlier last month that was aimed to keep Sears as well as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange from moving out of Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn signed the legislation into law. Combined, Some state lawmakers, such as Sen. Ira Silverstein of …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Tinley Park police arrested a Park Forest man who they said was caught shoplifting.
Tinley Park police arrested a Park Forest man who they said stuffed more than $400 worth of merchandise—including two pellet guns—into his pants before leaving the local Kmart store. James J. Churchill, 26, of the 100 block of Elm Street in Park Forest, was arrested around 12:45 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Kmart at 16300 S. Harlem Ave., in Tinley Park. He was charged with one misdemeanor count of retail theft. Loss prevention officers called Tinley Park police after they said they watched Churchill remove several items from their packaging so he could get them past security sensors. Churchill sliced his hand while opening one of the packages, which was later taken into evidence, police said. Churchill admitted to the theft when asked by police, …
Sunday, September 26, 2010
An original poem by Tinley Park Patch editor Paul Dailing, inspired by Clement Moore and a Sept. 25 trip to the Tinley Park Kmart.
T'was three months before Christmas, down to the day, And I headed to Kmart, grabbing lunch on the way. Shower curtain, a broom, garbage bags and some more On the list in my hand as I walked in the store. When what to my wondering eyes should appear, But a Christmas display! At this time of year! Of Halloween goblins we should dream instead. No visions of sugarplums dance in this head. The boon on the rest of the shoppers? Dunno. I saw some walk by, smiling at the fake snow. As green leaves on the trees outside still do stick, I knew in a moment, this might make me sick. I love Christmas cheer. It warms my soul daily. The Grinch, Charlie Brown and of course ol' George Bailey. Yule logs burn to a heartwarming ember. But for pity's …