Sears Holdings' global revenue from 2005 to 2017

Sears Holdings generated a global revenue amounting to about 16.7 billion U.S. dollars in 2017. The company’s revenues have steadily declined since 2006, when the company had a revenue of over 53 billion U.S. dollars. Sears Holdings is an American retailer, which operates through two main business segments, Kmart and Sears. Even though the company’s revenues have declined substantially in recent years, Sears remains one of the leading retailers in the United States.

What is the Sears Holdings Corporation made up of?

Sears Holdings run Kmart and Sears Domestic stores around the world, however, most of the corporation’s business takes place in its domestic market of the United States. Sears, Roebuck and Company, more commonly known as Sears or Sears Domestic, is a chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1893. Kmart is an American big box department store chain which was incorporated in 1899 as S. S. Kresge Corporation, and later renamed to Kmart Corporation in 1977. Both stores offer a wide variety of consumer goods, such as consumer electronics, apparel, sporting goods, and outdoor products. Sears Holdings has a significant number of Kmart and Sears Domestic stores in operation around the world.

Where does Sears Holdings’ revenue come from?

Sears Holdings sells a wide range of goods in retail stores and online. The majority of Sears’ sales come from hardlines, such as appliances and consumer electronics. Although the company generates billions of U.S. dollars in annual revenue, it has suffered a net loss from operations in each of the past years.

Global revenue of Sears Holdings from 2005 to 2017

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Release date

March 2018



Survey time period

2005 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* The fiscal years ended February 3, 2018 and February 2, 2013 both contained 53 weeks, while all other years presented contained 52 weeks.

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