• Sears is nearing a deal that would keep stores open for a few more weeks, with the goal of surviving until Christmas, CNBC reports.
  • The deal would result in an uncertain number of stores closing immediately, according to the report.
  • Media outlets reported earlier this week that Sears is on the verge of filing for bankruptcy.

Sears is reportedly nearing a deal that would keep stores open into the holiday shopping season.

The retailer is coming close to a deal that would result in some stores shuttering immediately while others would stay open, CNBC reports, citing people familiar with the matter.

“The goal would be to stay open until at least Christmas with a hope of finding a buyer while…