Grab Discounts Galore at Sears!
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25 Must-Haves to Buy at Sears Before It’s Gone for Good

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Grab Discounts Galore at Sears!
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End of an Era

Amid dozens of high-profile retail bankruptcies, Sears is clinging to life. But that may not be the case for much longer: Forbes reports that after another quiet round of store closures, the iconic retailer is down to just over 30 stores across the country. But there are things to consider grabbing at Sears right now, before the chain becomes the stuff of "remember when" stories. Here are some good bets, including tried-and-true customer favorites. 


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Kenmore Elite Ovation Stand Mixer
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Kenmore Elite Ovation Stand Mixer

$287

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The clever pour-in design of this 10-speed Kenmore stand mixer might have you rethinking your allegiance to KitchenAid. Another cool feature: A tilt-and-glide bottom that makes it easier to move around the kitchen. 


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Craftsman 23-Piece Homeowner Tool Set
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Craftsman 23-Piece Homeowner Tool Set

$27

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Even the non-handy among us should have basic tools on hand, and this is a sturdy set with all the musts. It includes a hammer, pliers, adjustable wrench, level, tape measure, magnetic screwdriver and other essentials, all neatly organized in an easy-to-carry bag.


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Roebuck & Co. Women’s Moxi Suede Moccasin
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Kenmore Retro Compact Refrigerator
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Kenmore Retro Compact Refrigerator

$250

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This cheerful 4.4-cubic-foot  fridge is a convenient space to stash drinks or snacks in an office, dorm room, rec room, or garage. It has a sliding drawer for produce, a cooling compartment, and a flat top so you can use the space for storage.


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Craftsman 16-Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower
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Craftsman 16-Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower

$153

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Owners swear by this wet/dry vac, saying it’s the best around, even with heavy use. The blower function is also a nice bonus, they say. “Dependable, strong, doesn't lose its suction like some other cheap ones I've purchased,” raves one buyer.


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Colormate Ringspun Cotton Bath Towels
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Colormate Ringspun Cotton Bath Towels

Starting at $8

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Soft, simple, and absorbent, these basic bath towels have amassed plenty of fans over the years, especially for their fair price. They come in several solid colors, and coordinating hand towels and washcloths are available, too.  


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Kenmore Top-Load Electric Dryer
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Kenmore Top-Load Electric Dryer

$560

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Loyal Kenmore fans say this is the kind of appliance they expect from the brand: Reliable, with enough features to get the job done, but not so many that they inflate the price. “We have always owned Kenmore dryers,” notes one buyer. “After 46 years we just purchased No. 4, so they last and are a good value.”


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Sterling Silver .10 Carat Weight Diamond Halo Pendant
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Craftsman Men’s Work Shirt Jacket
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Craftsman Men’s Work Shirt Jacket

$49

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Whether you plan on getting your hands dirty or just want to stay warm, this shirt jacket is made of sturdy, Teflon-treated canvas that can repel water and stains. It also has a quilted lining and a fleece hood to help keep the chill out.


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Roebuck & Co. Women’s Bootcut Jeans
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Roebuck & Co. Women’s Bootcut Jeans

$20

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Skinny jeans are out (hooray!) and wider legs are in. This flattering bootcut gives you a little more room without drowning you in fabric, and the stretch denim means they’re just as comfortable as your go-to leggings. 

Craftsman Men’s Ripstop Utility Pants
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Craftsman Men’s Ripstop Utility Pants

$27

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Need some pants that you don’t need to baby? Made with Teflon-coated cotton ripstop fabric, these can withstand stretching, stains, and whatever else you throw at them, and they have tons of practical pockets. “I've worn these pants for the past couple years and they're practically bullet-proof,” raves one buyer.


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Kenmore 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker
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Kenmore 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker

$44

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Not everyone needs a fancy Keurig. Go old-school with this cheerful red coffee maker, ready to brew up to 12 cups right when you wake up so you can really start your day off on the right foot. “I may purchase another to have as a backup — never want to be without this coffee maker,” says one owner.


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Cannon 500 Thread Count Pima Cotton Sheets
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Cannon 500 Thread Count Pima Cotton Sheets

$57 and up

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Enjoy Sears’ softer side with these well-reviewed high thread count sheets made from 100% cotton. They come in five colors and fit even extra-thick mattresses up to 21 inches deep. 

Craftsman 45” Workbench With Drawer
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Craftsman 45” Workbench With Drawer

$336

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Treat yourself to some dedicated space for tinkering with this sturdy workbench, capable of supporting up to 800 pounds. Load up the drawer with up to 100 pounds of tools, keep everything charged with three integrated outlets and two USB ports, and stay organized with a peg board and side hooks.

DieHard Men’s Slip-Resistant Low Work Boot
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Kenmore Go Cordless Stick Vacuum
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Kenmore Go Cordless Stick Vacuum

$140

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Don’t have a Dyson in the budget? No problem — this little Kenmore offers all the convenience of a cordless for less than half the price. It weighs less than 5 pounds, converts to a handheld, and runs for up to 40 minutes on a single charge.

Roebuck & Co. Women’s Hannah High-Top Sneaker
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Roebuck & Co. Women’s Hannah High-Top Sneaker

$17

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Get that vintage Chuck Taylor style for a lot less with these retro-cool high tops. They have a canvas upper, a rubber sole, and all the lace-up swagger of the originals.


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Craftsman LED Flexible Flashlight
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Craftsman LED Flexible Flashlight

$26

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This anodized aluminum LED flashlight is one of those handy gadgets you’ll wonder why you didn’t buy a long time ago. It has a removable, flexible 17-inch attachment that means you can go hands-free in all sorts of tricky situations, and the 160-lumen light can go eight hours on each set of AA batteries.


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Grand Resort Collection Plush Blanket
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Grand Resort Collection Plush Blanket

$21 and up

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Whether you need another layer on the bed or a cozy throw for the couch, this customer-favorite fleece blanket will fit the bill. It’s machine washable, comes in five colors, and keeps you warm without weighing you down, reviewers say.

Craftsman 178-Piece Mechanics Tool Set
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Craftsman 178-Piece Mechanics Tool Set

$154

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Advanced tinkerers, this one’s for you: All the screwdrivers, pliers, sockets, and drivers you’ll ever need, all needly contained in a sturdy metal tool box. “This set has about everything I will ever need to do anything around the house,” notes one reviewer.

Kenmore 4-Slice Stainless Steel Toaster
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Kenmore 4-Slice Stainless Steel Toaster

$45

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Ready for the morning rush, this dual-sided toaster has four extra-wide slots for everything from regular slices of bread to the fattest bagels. “I have never owned a toaster I have liked as well, including Cuisinart, which had a much higher price tag,” raves one owner.

Laura Scott Women’s Puffer Vest
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Laura Scott Women’s Puffer Vest

$20

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This adorable puffer vest is exactly the type of layer that can take your wardrobe from winter to spring. The polyester insulation is just enough for those chilly mornings, and it’s an easy layer to shed on warmer afternoons.

Craftsman 4-Piece Barbecue Tool Set
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Craftsman 4-Piece Barbecue Tool Set

$29

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Warmer days are ahead, and when they get here, firing up the grill will be that much more exciting with a set of shiny new tools. You’ll get a flipper, tongs, fork, and a brush, and the wrench-shaped metal cutouts make them fun for gifting, too. 


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