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Sears and Amazon: Retail Innovation at a Glance

For Amazon and Sears, retail innovation has not been an overnight undertaking. Long before the companies made their marks on retail history, Sears got its start along Minnesota railroad tracks. Amazon began its global ascent from Jeff Bezos’ garage in Seattle.

Take a moment to learn more about each company’s founding and the events through the years that contributed to their subsequent stumbles and monetary milestones. For more information on the two companies, read the March 2019 article in Hardware Retailing.

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About Todd Taber

Todd Taber
Todd is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017 and now serves on the news and marketing teams. In his free time, he likes to run, spend time with family and travel the country.

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