It might be hard to believe considering its vast array of products, but Sears, Roebuck and Co. began with one accessory: watches. In 1886, Richard W. Sears bought a box of unwanted watches from a jeweler, thinking he could turn a profit by selling them. He was correct and committed to the watch business by hiring Alvah C. Roebuck, an experienced watchmaker.
As time went on, though, their business expanded its umbrella far beyond what people wore on their wrists. Sears became known as the place to shop for almost any appliance, from sewing machines to those magical boxes that create water from nothing and clean your clothes.
Today, the stores stock clothing, accessories, electronics, kitchen equipment, tools for outdoor living, and home decor. This variety is sustained by Sears's proprietary brands—Kenmore, Craftsman, and DieHard, to name a few—and other national names that populate the shelves.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
I absolutely love what I do, and it shows in my work and my testimonials! I am very thorough and provide a customized solution for each client.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
After multiple moves forced me to declutter and downsize each time, I found relief and peace having minimal possessions. With my organizing skills and project management background, I knew I could help people experience similar feelings by having control over their belongings.
What do you love most about your job?
I love being able to use my gifts and passions to help people and make a quick impact on their lives.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
"Great feeling thanks to Laura, keeping me on task! She is just amazing, you really need to contact her and free yourself from those daunting tasks.
Laura can work with whatever she is thrown. Her calm, and logical placement of things, made that easier!"
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