Sears Auto Centers

What Does a Sears Auto Centers Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$150,000 - $350,000
Total Investment:$231,100 - $1,192,000

About Us

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Sears is one of the most trusted names in retail with a long tradition of serving American motorists. Whether you're an experienced auto service pro or just an auto enthusiast, a Sears Auto Center Franchise offers the opportunity to run your own business in a growing, multi-billion dollar industry, while benefiting from the support of a Fortune 100 company. Sears, Roebuck and Co. knows the auto service business, having operated Sears Auto Centers for over 80 years through company-owned locations (now numbering over 800). Now, we're offering YOU the opportunity to build a business using the power of our brands. We're Sears Automotive … and we're growing!


Why Sears?

  • The Sears Brand – Leverage one of the most trusted and established names in the business.
  • Buying Power - We put the purchasing power of Sears, Roebuck and Co., one of the world's largest retailers, to work for you, securing highly competitive pricing on merchandise, equipment, supplies and credit card payment processing rates.
  • Leading Brands – Offer your customers proprietary brands such as DieHard® and Craftsman® plus national brands (like Michelin®, Goodyear®, and Cooper®).
  • Support – Take advantage of our comprehensive back office support including customer management technology, dedicated operational support, customized marketing programs, and comprehensive training.

Ideal Candidate

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We're looking for outgoing, results-oriented franchise candidates with sales, marketing, and/or management experience; people that can build relationships, lead teams, and have the motivation to excel! Automotive experience a plus.


Next Steps

The road to opening your own Sears Auto Center franchise starts here! Complete our request for information form below to find out more.

This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.

Currently, the following states regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre sale registration and disclosure requirements in your jurisdiction.

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Sears Auto Centers is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Wyoming, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Vermont, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Dakota, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Nebraska, North Dakota, North Carolina, Montana, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Alaska.

Interested parties should have at least $150,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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