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Sears Holdings is an integrated retailer focused on connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences. The Company' segments comprise Kmart, which operates retail stores that offer a range of products, including consumer electronics, seasonal merchandise, outdoor living, toys, lawn and garden equipment, food and consumables, and apparel; and Sears Domestic segment, which operates stores that provide appliances, consumer electronics/connected solutions, tools, sporting goods, outdoor living, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, footwear, jewelry, and accessories, as well as automotive services and products, such as tires, batteries, and home fashion products.

TypePublic
Founded1886
HQHoffman Estates, US
Websitesearsholdings.com
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2018)89,000(-36%)
Job Openings1,092
Revenue (FY, 2017)$16.7 B(-24%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$0.2 (-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Sears

Robert A. Riecker

Robert A. Riecker

CFO
Greg Ladley

Greg Ladley

President, Softlines
Leena Munjal

Leena Munjal

Chief Digital Officer
Mitch Bowling

Mitch Bowling

Chief Executive Officer, Sears Home Services
Robert Naedele

Robert Naedele

Chief Commercial Officer, Shop Your Way
Luke Valentino

Luke Valentino

General Counsel
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Sears Office Locations

Sears has an office in Hoffman Estates
Hoffman Estates, US (HQ)
3333 Beverly Rd
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Sears Financials and Metrics

Sears Revenue

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Sears's revenue was reported to be $16.70 b in FY, 2017 which is a 24.6% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.7b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

427.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

15.6%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(950.0m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(654.0m)

Market capitalization (19-Nov-2020)

18.3m

Closing stock price (19-Nov-2020)

0.2

Cash (28-Oct-2018)

526.0m

EV

2.7b
Sears's current market capitalization is $18.3 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

22.1b16.7b

Revenue growth, %

(12%)(25%)

Cost of goods sold

17.5b11.3b

Gross profit

4.7b5.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

5.4b5.7b5.0b4.3b4.4b3.7b2.9b3.2b2.7b

Cost of goods sold

4.2b4.4b4.1b3.4b2.9b2.5b2.3b2.5b2.3b

Gross profit

1.2b1.3b962.0m930.0m1.5b1.1b605.0m702.0m427.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

22%22%19%22%34%31%21%22%16%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

286.0m182.0m

Accounts Receivable

466.0m343.0m

Prepaid Expenses

285.0m335.0m

Inventories

4.0b2.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

286.0m276.0m258.0m236.0m212.0m200.0m186.0m193.0m526.0m

Accounts Receivable

437.0m390.0m372.0m479.0m370.0m378.0m345.0m327.0m354.0m

Prepaid Expenses

369.0m275.0m304.0m311.0m318.0m347.0m305.0m386.0m310.0m

Inventories

5.0b4.7b5.0b3.9b3.4b3.5b2.8b2.7b2.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(2.2b)(383.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

375.0m332.0m

Inventories

1.2b1.1b

Accounts Payable

(526.0m)(472.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

(471.0m)(866.0m)(1.6b)244.0m(7.0m)(565.0m)(424.0m)(932.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

95.0m187.0m278.0m87.0m170.0m89.0m67.0m133.0m

Inventories

144.0m488.0m140.0m58.0m509.0m490.0m(40.0m)84.0m

Accounts Payable

(237.0m)(229.0m)(18.0m)(87.0m)(378.0m)276.0m(82.0m)(89.0m)
USDQ1, 2017

Financial Leverage

-4.7 x
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Sears Operating Metrics

Sears's Stores was reported to be 766 in Q3, 2019.
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Home Services Requests

13 m12 m7 m

Stores

1.92 k1.87 k1.83 k1.73 k1.72 k1.70 k1.69 k1.67 k1.62 k1.59 k1.50 k1.43 k1.28 k1.25 k1.10 k1 k894 866 766
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Sears Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SNUPI Technologies IncOctober 09, 2015
Delver LtdMarch 08, 2009
Land's End InnJune 17, 2002
A&E Factory Service, LLC
A&E Home Delivery, LLC
A&E Lawn & Garden, LLC
A&E Signature Service, LLC
BlueLight.com
California Builder Appliances, Inc.
FBA Holdings Inc.
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Sears Revenue Breakdown

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Sears revenue breakdown by business segment: 66.6% from Sears Domestic and 33.4% from Kmart

Sears Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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Sears Online and Social Media Presence

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Sears Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    61/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    52/100

  • Compensation

    D

    53/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Sears News and Updates

Kellie Sears Named AskBio Chief Human Resources Officer

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio), a leading, clinical-stage adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy company, today announced that Kellie Sears has been appointed to its executive team as Chief Human Resources Officer. She…

Home Office Furnishings Market is in huge demand | Inter IKEA, Sears Holdings, Steelcase

Stay up-to-date with global Home Office Furnishings market research offered by HTF MI. Check how key trends and emerging drivers are shaping this industry growth. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Is Amazon Coming To A J.C. Penney And Sears Store Near You?

Amazon is in talks with Simon Property Group to place distribution hubs in former Sears and JC Penney stores. Here's what it could mean for malls.

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon and mall owner Simon consider turning Sears, J.C. Penney stores into fulfillment centers

Simon Property Group Inc., the biggest mall owner in the U.S., has been in talks with Amazon.com Inc. to turn some of its anchor department-store spaces into Amazon fulfillment centers, according to people familiar with the matter.

Amazon reportedly discussing using former J.C. Penney and Sears stores as fulfillment centers

The Sears and J.C. Penney locations could give Amazon more fulfillment center space, closer to customers, where delivery drivers could come unload and pick up packages.

Transformco Temporarily Closes All Sears Stores In Response To Coronavirus (COVID-19), Provides Business Update

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Transformco, parent company of Sears and Kmart, announced that in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), it will temporarily close all Sears stores effective April 4 at end of day through at least April 30, 2020. Sears.com,...
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Sears Blogs

Accelerating our Strategic Transformation and Facilitating our Financial Restructuring

Over the last several years, Sears Holdings has worked hard to transform our business.  While our plan is delivering for our members, our efforts to become a profitable and more competitive retailer have been impacted by a difficult retail environment, unsatisfactory operating performance, and legac…

Celebrating the Grand Re-opening of Sears in Oak Brook, Ill.

Sears has been part of the fabric of the community of Oak Brook, Illinois for decades, since first opening its 250,000 sq. ft. store at Oakbrook Center in 1962. During that time, residents have adorned their kitchens with Kenmore appliances, maintained their lawns and gardens with Craftsman products…

Kmart® and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Launch ‘Care to Dream’ to Give All Patients’ Dreams a Fighting Chance

Smiles. Laughter. Optimism. Hope. That’s what we took away from a recent visit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. Kmart hosted a “Christmas in July” event, at which about 75 children undergoing cancer treatment were joined by their siblings and parents to draw artwork for wrapping …

SHC Associates Make a Difference on National Clean Up Day

According to a report by the World Economic Forum, if we continue to produce and fail to properly dispose of plastics, these materials will outweigh fish pound for pound in the ocean by the year 2050! On Friday, Sept. 14, in recognition of National Clean Up Day, SHC associates devoted their time and…

Sears Holdings Prepares for Florence

During the past few weeks, the Sears Holdings Enterprise Crisis Team has coordinated representatives from various areas of our business (such as Operations, Supply Chain, Risk Management, Human Resources, Safety/Security, and Inventory) on multiple conference calls to prepare our stores and associat…

Update on Our Transformation

In connection with our most recent earnings release, I am taking this opportunity to provide Sears Holdings’ many stakeholders with our perspective on where we have been and where we go from here. The Company has been working hard to transform its business and unlock the value of its assets. This in…
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Sears Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sears founded?

    Sears was founded in 1886.

  • Who are Sears key executives?

    Sears's key executives are Robert A. Riecker, Greg Ladley and Leena Munjal.

  • How many employees does Sears have?

    Sears has 89,000 employees.

  • What is Sears revenue?

    Latest Sears annual revenue is $16.7 b.

  • What is Sears revenue per employee?

    Latest Sears revenue per employee is $187.7 k.

  • Who are Sears competitors?

    Competitors of Sears include Target, Macy's and Nordstrom.

  • Where is Sears headquarters?

    Sears headquarters is located at 3333 Beverly Rd, Hoffman Estates.

  • Where are Sears offices?

    Sears has an office in Hoffman Estates.

  • How many offices does Sears have?

    Sears has 1 office.