Sears

Sears, Roebuck & Company is an American multinational department store chain headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, in Greater Chicago. The company was founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1893 as a mail order catalog. Julius Rosenwald took control in 1895 and expanded its sales and profits greatly. In 1925, it began opening local department stores. The business peaked in the 1950s and 1960s, then began a long, slow contraction. In 2005, it was bought out by Kmart, which renamed itself Sears Holdings.In 1973, it opened a new headquarters in the Sears Tower, a 108-story, 1,451-foot (442 m) skyscraper that was the tallest building in the world until 1998.
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      Shoppers say they don’t want retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, but research from the location intelligence firm Foursquare tells a different story. Analyzing proprietary foot traffic data at major retailers, Foursquare found that stores that open earlier on Thanksgiving Day drive more visits and steal share from their competitors.

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  • ‘Mobile Marketplace’ from Button and Ibotta Adds 30 New Brands

    … Ibotta and Button today launched a performance-based marketing platform that improves customer acquisition and mobile traffic. Mobile shopping app company Ibotta offers cash-back rewards to shoppers, and software-producer Button provides deep link connections within the Ibotta app. The new marketing platform extends the benefits that come…

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  • What does Amazon’s deal with Sears mean?

    … Apparently, Amazon wasn’t happy with raining just on Blue Apron’s parade. Yesterday, they rained on a massive parade led by Home Depot and Lowe’s after they signed a new deal with struggling retailer Sears. Amazon will soon be selling Kennmore appliances, Sears’ flagship brand of appliances that still carries some sway in the retail space…

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  • LBMA Podcast: GasBuddy, OpenTable, and TomTom’s Parking Solution

    … LBMA Podcast: GasBuddy, OpenTable, and TomTom’s Parking Solution October 28, 2016 by Asif Khan Leave a Comment Filed Under: On Location Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: GasBuddy + CubeIQ, Australia Post & Posterscope, Snapchat, OpenTable, Reali, Sears, Koupon Media + Verifone, ReviewPush + Yelp, Panasonic’s smart mirror, TomTom’s parking solution. …

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  • LBMA Podcast: Waze’s Brands, EatStreet/PingUp, and McDonald’s.

    … LBMA Podcast: Waze’s Brands, EatStreet/PingUp, and McDonald’s. October 10, 2016 by Asif Khan Leave a Comment Filed Under: On Location Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Skedaddle, Waze’s Favourite Brands…

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  • LBMA Podcast: Amazon, The Grammys, Parkhub, and Euclid Analytics

    …; Tommy Hilfiger and GPS Radar get you into events on the Apple Watch; Sears/KMart join the 00’s and offer inventory scanning to their app. Our resource is from Euclid Analytics and EKN Research. Our special guest is Aubriana Lopez live from the Moxie Agency. Top stories of the week sponsored by Samsung 1. Amazon unleashes Treasure Truck on Seattle 8…

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