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originally posted by: The Great Day
Can't help but feel a little sad/nostalgic...km almost 50 now and as a kid growing up in a rural mountain town the Sears outpost was the only way to get the new fangled toys you see on tv! Couldn't wait for the Xmas Catalog to window shop all the cool toys....got a little bit older and i discovered women in under wear and spent large amounts of time shopping in the bathroom.....
So long Sears
originally posted by: the2ofusr1
a reply to: neo96
Back in the day you had a choice between quality and not so much . Today it seems that if its not made in China then its of at least equal quality , again not so much ... Sears for me was about the service but the bottom fell out of that along the way . I guess it was always about the bottom line and now that ,that bottom has fallen out the shut down is the only thing to make sense .
I still like being able to walk into a store and look before buying.
originally posted by: hartbeat
oh, and I forgot Montgomery ward, service merchandise and Best, which had a catalogue like Sears did, and you would wait after you paid by like a conveyer belt to pick up your items.....damn
originally posted by: AndyFromMichigan
originally posted by: Atsbhct
I'm so rotted about this. I recieved a gift card for my baby shower a full year ago and knew this was happening but still forgot to spend it. I went to the liquidation sale, but the prices were so obviously inflated that I said I'd go on the last day. I forgot to do that too....lol. I just went on the website but they're charging $74.99 for shipping... good riddens Sears. No one ever liked you.
That's why I told my wife to hurry up and use the Chipotle gift card we had. I figure, one more e-coli outbreak somewhere and that chain will crash and burn.