Doesn't mean they're liquidating the entire company yet, but this is looking like a Toys R Us situation.
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Posted 15 October 2018 - 02:02 PM
Posted 15 October 2018 - 08:29 PM
Best Sears memory:
I purchased my first Atari computer bundle at a Sears here in Portland. Must have been 1984. 800XL with a disk drive and printer for $350. I can clearly remember every moment of that transaction. The excitement of finding the clearance bundle. Picking out the set whose boxes looked to be in the best condition...the sales guy writing it up.
My family still shops at Sears for clothes and stuff. We LOVE the Land's End section, although that's leased out to them as far as I know. It is truly a sad thing to see them go bankrupt. But yeah, as others have mentioned, their on-line presence is horrible. Just a jumbled mess.
On the bright side, they out-lived Montgomery Wards by a good 20 years, and I don't think anyone could have expected that.
Posted 16 October 2018 - 11:13 AM
Interestingly, I don't recall ever buying any games from Sears bitd. I bought most of my Atari games from Service Merchandise and Toys R Us. Although I do remember buying Ms. Pac-man, Sneak N Peak, Space Jockey, and maybe one other game back in like '83/'84 from the TG&Y that we had near us back then.
Otherwise most of my games were purchased from Service Merchandise and TRU as I said before. Or...pawn shops as I found a pawn shop only about a mile from my house I could get to easily in the mid to late 80s that had tons of 2600 games for a $1 each back then. That was how the bulk of my collection came about on the 2600 side to be honest.
But what I do remember about Sears, is that I bought my first Laserdisc player from them and Laserdiscs in '93. The last major purchase I made at a Sears was back in like 2010 when I bought my sons each a small Toshiba flatpanel TV to use in their rooms at their Mom's for their game consoles they had back then. (Wii and Xbox 360 I believe).
The last remaining Sears here in Fantasia is on that list of closings. So it looks just like Radio Shack, there will no longer be any Sears presence in Oklahoma.
See what I'm up to over at the Ivory Tower Collections: http://www.youtube.c...owercollections
Posted 25 October 2018 - 08:57 AM
Posted 27 October 2018 - 12:39 AM
Supernatural, perhaps...baloney, perhaps not.
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