LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white tip shark shipped from New York and placed into an outdoor pool for a Kmart commercial in Los Angeles died after showing signs of distress, an official from the animal welfare group that monitored the production said on Thursday. Full story
Ronald Boire, executive VP, chief merchandising officer and president of Sears and Kmart, offers insight on retailers' plans for this holiday season, including the elimination of layaway fees.
Store assistants help shoppers with digital cameras as other shoppers with LCD television sets in carts wait to pay for their purchases on "Black Friday", one of the most important days for retailers at the K-Mart store in Burbank, California November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
Customers wait in line for door buster deals at a Kmart in Chicago on Nov. 22. Kmart was the first major retailer nationwide to kick off pre-Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving morning at 6 a.m.
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR KMART - Mario Lopez walks with Malo Models to Kmart to celebrate the launch of MaLo at Kmart on Thursday Oct. 4, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Kmart/AP Images
Shoppers look for bargains at a Kmart store in the Bronx borough of New York City, Nov. 17, 2008.