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Sears Essentials store in West Palm Beach, Florida

Sears, Roebuck and Company, usually called Sears, is a department store chain with about 600 stores[source?] in the United States. The first store opened in 1906.[source?] It was the biggest retailer in the country until Walmart had more sales in October 1989.[1]

Sears had to close all 140 of its stores in Canada in 2017.[2] Its 75 stores in Mexico have been operated by Grupo Carso since 1997.[3]

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  1. "1990 Sales Lift Wal-mart Into Top Spot". 15 February 1991. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  2. "Sears closing after 65 years in Canada; court grants complete liquidation". Global News. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
  3. Reuters (1997-04-03). "Sears to Sell Stake in Mexican Unit to Grupo Carso". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-02-14.