Sears was the Amazon of the 1930s. Here's where the retailer is today
Sears was once the biggest retailer in America; its catalogs were in mailboxes all across the U.S. for decades. Today, the company is fighting to stay alive, hamstrung by billions of dollars in debt and declining sales. Still, Sears Chief Executive Eddie Lampert has the goal of getting the department store chain back to profitability.