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Sears looking for businessperson to open Alton store

11:07 AM, Jul 16, 2012   |    comments
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Alton, IL (KSDK) - Sears, Roebuck and Co. is looking for a local entrepreneur to own and operate a Sears Hometown Store in Alton.

Since 1993, entrepreneurs in all 50 states have had the opportunity to open local Sears hometown stores. The Alton store will be the 34th Sears store to operate in the state of Illinois.

The new store will be between 8,000 and 10,000 square-feet, featuring a wide selection of well-known, national appliance brands, tools, mattresses, fitness equipment, and lawn and garden equipment.

The owner will be responsible for the start-up and on-going expenses from operation of the store. Sears will be responsible for providing all inventory, advertising, point-of-sale computer systems, delivery support and training as part of the Sears retail network.

For additional information on opening a Sears hometown store in Alton, contact regional development manager Mike Jones at 205-432-8959.

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