January 6, 2017
Deputy: Man stole work tools, then accidentally called boss
FAIRMONT, W.Va - Authorities say a man stole tools from his workplace at an auto repair shop and then accidentally called his boss as he tried to sell them.
Small world. Stanley Black & Decker may have just "stolen" tools from Sears and may someday try to sell them back.
January 5, 2017
Sears closing 150 stores, selling Craftsman in attempt to survive
The ailing retailer said Thursday that it had reached a deal to sell the tools brand to Stanley Black & Decker for a net present value of about $900 million, including future royalty payments.
For lovers of snark (and you know who you are), 2017 is getting off to a great start. Woohoo! ;)
Special thanks to a reader of this blog for pointing out the Sears news to me. Sears snark opportunities only come around every few weeks or so. Nearly missed one!
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