- Recent events at Sears could be the beginning of a retail death spiral.
- Sears has had to borrow $400 million from its CEO, Eddie Lampert, just to stay in operation.
- The $400 million loan indicates that Sears might be out of cash.
- Revenues show that retail is recovering but Sears is not participating in the recovery.
- The 2014-2015 Holiday Season could determine the fate of Sears.