Why Sears Hometown & Outlet Retail Franchises?
Sears is one of the most trusted and preferred brands in retail and has served generations for more than 125 years. Today Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores has several retail store concepts expanding in a market near you. We are looking for owners/entrepreneurs to set up a Sears Hometown store that will serve their local community by offering customers the largest selection of:
- Home appliances
- Lawn and garden equipment
- Top 10 appliance brands including Kenmore®, plus some of the top selling hardware brands including Craftsman®, and Diehard®.
Sears Hometown Stores also provide exceptional customer service, price match guarantee, credit and protection agreements, as well as delivery and installation services.
Current Retail Franchise Opportunities with Sears:
Sears Hometown is now seeking experienced business professionals to open new or purchase existing Sears Hometown Stores throughout North America – with no minimum inventory expense.
Prospective owners who wish to open a new retail store must have a minimum of $20,000 cash and a positive net worth of at least $100,000. We will look for a site of 7,500-10,000 square feet.
Sears Hometown is looking to partner with strong suburban or rural businesses that have home goods product offerings aligned with the Hometown Store's assortment. You should have at least 1,800 square feet of selling area available within your existing location. Merchandise options include an Appliance Only, or Appliance/Lawn & Garden department.
Location, Location, Location
Our basic requirements for store locations include:
- Located in a primary retail corridor
- Located in a high traffic area
- In close proximity to major retailers
- Visible to consumers
Our team will assist you in either reviewing your current business location or locating real estate that meets with our approval.