Sears Holdings' quarterly reports show revenue down. What does this mean for the retail company and for investors?

On this segment of today's Investor Beat, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Tim Hanson rake through Sears Holdings. Chris explains that the company's losses were much wider than expected, with revenue down 7% from a year ago. Tim foresees more trouble in the future with Sears and points to a few of the areas where the company struggles: exclusive products, successful marketing, and a honed business model.

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