Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:17:00 -0000 Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:17:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Sears Ends Business Relationship with Whirlpool http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47672 <p> BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- In&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TaylorPopielarz/status/922826604287528962" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a letter to its stores</a>, Sears says it decided to cut things off with Benton Harbor&rsquo;s biggest business because of pricing.</p> <p> &ldquo;We want to believe that American business has that loyalty foundation, but it doesn&rsquo;t,&rdquo; said Professor Kimberly Pichot. &ldquo;Loyalty in business lasts as long as profitability lasts. And that&rsquo;s a very sad thing.&rdquo;</p> <p> For Whirlpool and retail-giant Sears, it was a match made in heaven for over a century.</p> <p> But last week, Sears sent a letter to its stores saying the honeymoon and relationship was over.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="http://www.abc57.com/news/sears-ends-business-relationship-with-whirlpool-after-100-years">abc57News</a>&nbsp;&gt;&gt;&gt;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:51:07 +0000