Sears Hometown store

Hometown Stores

Prospective owners who wish to open a new store must have a minimum of $20,000 cash and a positive net worth of at least $100,000.

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Buying an Existing Store

Established Sears Hometown Stores are available for purchase through existing owners. Negotiations and agreements to purchase an existing store are solely between the owner and prospective buyer. However, Sears Hometown Stores must first grant candidate approval, based on your qualifications to own and operate a Sears Hometown Store. Qualifications will be determined during the recruitment evaluation process. If you are interested in an existing store opportunity for Hometown Stores, please click here to request more information.

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Existing store

What Owners Say


"Our customers tell us almost every day how happy they are that we brought Sears back to our community. When they find out that we are locally owned and operated they are even more excited to support and shop with us."

Photo of Chris & Jackie Emler, HTS Owners in Muskogee, OK