PBS NewsHour

Retail icon’s fall: why Americans stopped shopping at Sears.

Clip: 10/15/2018 | 6m 33s Video has closed captioning.

The once formidable retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy protection. The company, which also owns Kmart, will continue to operate as executives try to reverse a downward spiral exacerbated by e-commerce. John Yang examines the company’s storied legacy and tumultuous fall with historian Jerry Hancock.

Aired: 10/15/18

Rating: NR

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