Sears (Sears Holding Corporation)

About the Company

Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is a chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1893, reincorporated by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906. Sears Hometown Stores offer products and services across a wide selection of merchandise categories, including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, sporting goods, tools, household goods, and consumer electronics with the majority of business driven by big-ticket home appliance and lawn and garden sales. Primarily independently owned, Hometown Stores are designed to serve customers within their local communities.

Last updated: March 25, 2020

Current Locations
Publicly Traded
HQ Address
3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates , IL 60179

Expansion Plans

20 years. Minimum 100 feet of frontage and high ceilings required. Primarily independently-owned stores, predominantly located in smaller communities and averaging 8,800 square feet offering appliances, consumer electronics, lawn and garden equipment, and hardware.

Desired size
90,000 to 190,000 sq ft
12 Month Expansion Plans
24 Month Expansion Plans
Preferred Property Types
Power Center, Regional Mall
Expanding in
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Min Population
Demographic Notes
Well-traveled roads with regional accessibility and excellent visibility.
Preferred Cotenants
Discount retailers.


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