Content about Sears Hometown

July 22, 2014

A big boost to the supply chain infrastructure of Sears Outlet Stores is expected to come online in the fall when the company reopens a revamped Sears facility in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Sears Outlet Stores, a subsidiary of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, has leased the former Sears location on E Front Street, expanding Outlet Store operations and services.

October 12, 2012

Sears Holdings has successfully separated out its Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores businesses.

July 24, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. said that former interim CEO Bruce Johnson will serve as president and CEO of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores once the unit is spun off from the retailer.

Johnson served as interim CEO of Sears Holdings from 2008 to early 2011.

Last February, Sears Holdings announced it would spin off its Sears Hometown and Outlet businesses in an effort to raise an expected $400 million to $500 million.