Editors are advised that two high-resolution photos are available to accompany the news release, CGTH016, Sears and Kmart Shareholders Approve Merger, issued earlier today by Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Holding Corporation.
Caption: Kmart Chairman Edward S. Lampert presides over a special shareholder meeting for Kmart Holding Corporation today in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Approximately 69 percent of Kmart shares outstanding voted in favor of the company's merger with Sears, Roebuck and Co. Sears shareholders also approved the merger, with 69 percent of the total shares outstanding voting in favor. (PRNewsFoto)
Caption: Following approval of the merger of Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Holding Corporation by shareholders of both companies today in Hoffman Estates, Ill., the office of the chairman take questions at a press briefing. The new company, Sears Holdings Corporation, is expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq national market next week. Pictured from left are: Alan J. Lacy, vice chairman and CEO of Sears Holdings; Edward S. Lampert, chairman, Sears Holdings; and Aylwin B. Lewis, president of Sears Holdings and CEO of Kmart and Sears Retail. (PRNewsFoto)
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SOURCE: Sears, Roebuck and Co.; Kmart Holding Corporation