Oldest US store brand 'Sears' may go out of business

The oldest US store brand, Sears, has warned it may soon go out of business. Since Donald Trump took office, unemployment fell to 4.4 percent, down from March figures of 4.5 percent.

    The oldest US store brand, Sears, has warned it may soon go out of business.

    Since Donald Trump took office, unemployment fell to 4.4 percent, down from March figures of 4.5 percent.

    But the White House has made no mention of job losses from the closure of more than a thousand chain retail stores, announced or expected this year.

    Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman reports from Washington, DC.


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