Sears to Open Small-Format Stores

The stores, ranging in size from 10,000 to 15,000 square feet, will sell tools, appliances and other hard goods under the Sears Home & Life banner, reports The Wall Street Journal. “This is part of an overall strategy to revitalize Sears,” said Peter Boutros, chief brand officer for Sears and Kmart, as reported in the newspaper. “We want to be the go-to destination for appliances, mattresses, repairs and maintenance of all your household needs.” Click to read more at