Company officials with Sears, Roebuck and Co. are looking for entrepreneurs interested in owning their own store. The retail giant wants to open a Sears Hometown Store in Alton and needs an owner to be responsible for the start-up and on-going expenses for the day-to-day operations.

Regional Development Manager Mike Jones says getting back into Alton is a goal, as the store at Alton Square was good for sales in the merchandise that will be sold in this smaller version:

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He says Sears would provide all inventory, advertising and other company related materials.  For more information, call Jones at 205-432-8959. Jones says they would like to have a store open for business by October or November.

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