Definition of Sears, Richard Warren in English:

Share this entry

Sears, Richard Warren

Pronunciation: /si(ə)rz/
(1863–1914), US businessman. He founded his first mail-order business, selling watches, in Minneapolis in 1886, moved to Chicago, and sold the business. He then began a partnership with Alvah Curtis Roebuck (1864–1948), a watch repairman, that became Sears, Roebuck & Co. in 1893.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Sears, Richard Warren

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.