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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  • Sears: The Ghost of Christmas Past

    … There once was a time, in the days before publicly available internet, that this was a magic time of year. The once powerful retail outlet Sears would release their massive Christmas catalog known as the Wishbook. At the time, this was every kid’s favorite time of the year as the Wishbook allowed the kids of America to see all the new hot toys…

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  • How Thanksgiving Day Store Closures Impact Black Friday Sales

    … on Thanksgiving Day saw a greater average foot traffic lift of 35%. Retailers in states without Thanksgiving blue laws had a competitive lead in Foursquare’s analysis. Those retailers located in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine never made up for the ground they lost on Thanksgiving Day even once data from Black Friday and the rest of the weekend…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 13 readers -
  • ‘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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  • Instagram Video Ads Average 25 Seconds (Report)

    … of War, Amazon and HBO Now in the top five. On Tumblr, Mobile Strike was followed by Episode, Game of War, The Sims FreePlay and Battle Camp. Finally, the report showed that Etsy was the top app install advertiser on Pinterest in the U.S. for the quarter, followed by ipsy, Macy’s, thredUP and Sears. On Pinterest, 80 percent of the top 20 app install advertisers in the U.S. in the second quarter were identified as shopping and lifestyle apps. Sensor Tower’s complete report is available here. …

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

    … LBMA Podcast: Amazon, The Grammys, Parkhub, and Euclid Analytics February 19, 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. On the show: Amazon’s Treasure Truck hits the streets of Seattle; Gemalto launches…

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