History & Tourism

Hey, I Saw Your House In A Catalog: Sears Houses In Mansfield

11 Aug , 2019  

If you live in Mansfield, there’s a chance that you might live near a residence that was bought out of a book. A Sears catalog, to be exact. With Sears in the news this last week with the impending closure of the store at Richland Mall, we are joining those reflecting back on the long history of that retail chain in Mansfield. One unique connection between the two was in the large number of houses which were purchased from Sears and erected along city streets. Read More

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All Things Business

Sears Sale Approved: Local Location’s Future Remains Uncertain

8 Feb , 2019  

The saga of Sears continues. Major news sources were reporting on Thursday afternoon that a bankruptcy judge in New York has approved the sale of what remains of Sears to a hedge fund controlled by the company’s chairperson, Eddie Lampert. This, in turn, means that the wishes of creditors seeking total liquidation will not take place at this time. Read More

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