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[$$] Edward Lampert's New Sears Faces Legal Troubles

The new Sears, which does business as Sears and Kmart, claims the old company—before the sale closed—delayed payments to vendors, mischaracterized credit-card receivables and didn’t acquire the promised amount of inventory. The bankruptcy judge didn’t rule on the disagreement at that time, as he was in favor of seeing the sale move forward and the issue being later resolved.