Apr 30, 2001 Issue #34

Cover Story

'Great' early returns

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL — With sales per square foot at $500 and inventory turns at 3.75, The Great Indoors, Sears' home decor/home remodeling format, is moving to better these strong early results. Smaller store footprints, two-level stores, mall presence, a dot-com presence, gift registries, a proprietary credit card, builder programs, a catalog and other extensions of its brand all are ...