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Headquarters Hoffman Estates, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1886
Type Company - Public (SHLD)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

I say retail, you say real estate giant. Time will tell for Sears Holdings, the corporation created by the acquisition of troubled department store operator Sears, Roebuck and Co. by Kmart Holding Corp. The megamerger created one of the nation's largest retailers with about 4,000 stores in North America. Though it has since lost ground, the holding company steers the varied retail operations of Sears (about 840 US department stores) and Kmart (about 1,300 discount outlets), which continue to operate separately under their familiar brand names. Sears Holdings also owns a... More

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Sears Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert

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Great place to gain experience and knowledge of a retail structure!

  Current Sales Associate in Salem, OR

Pros: Pretty good pay, flexibility, and strong senior management. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Riverside, CA May 2011 Reviewed 2 days ago New

Interview Details – I found the job posted online, then proceeded to apply on the company website. The process was fairly straightforward, with a small personality test at the end of the application. The website is setup so that one can schedule their own interview. I then went for an interview on the day I selected…Full Interview

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2009
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