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Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores
Appliances, hardware

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores
Appliances, hardware

About
Founded

1990

Franchising Since

2009 (9 Years)

Corporate Address

5500 Trillium Blvd., #500
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

CEO

Bruce Johnson

Ticker Symbol

shos

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$116,000 - $2,208,000

Net-worth Requirement

$600,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$250,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Financing Options

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

National Media

Regional Advertising

On-The-Job Training:

2 weeks

Classroom Training:

1 week

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Bio
Sears offers two franchise concepts: Sears Outlet Stores and Sears Appliance & Hardware Stores. Franchising since 2009, the stores specialize in home appliances and hardware.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $116,000 High - $2,208,000
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
Learn More

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Updated: September 22nd, 2014