S.S. Kresge Co. opened its first Kmart discount department store in a suburb of Detroit.
People walk by a Sears store in Mexico City.
Exterior of a Sears store.
Shoppers enter a Sears store in Hollywood, Calif.
A huge Sears Roebuck and Co. retail store sits in disrepair in Camden, N.J.
Traffic passes by a Sears department store in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood in New York.
People stand outside a Sears department store in Hackensack, N.J., following news that Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.