Richard Warren Sears: A Few Fun Facts!

As mentioned in my previous blog, Richard Warren Sears was my hero, and he really was a marketing genius. Here’s my #1 favorite story that showcases his brilliance: Knowing that many households would have both his catalog and the Montgomery Ward catalog, Sears...

Where Art Thou Hamilton?

When Dale and I visited Bedford, Virginia in 2008, we drove around for some time, striving to find the Sears Hamilton that (according to the Sears catalog) had been built there in the mid-1910s. Dale drove slowly and methodically throughout the county (and the city)...