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Lands’ End Retail Overview and History

Lands' End Store

The Lands' End Shops at Sears, Lands’ End Inlets and Lands’ End Stores

The Lands' End® brand comes to life at more than 250 Lands’ End Shops at Sears®, Lands’ End Inlets® and Lands’ End standalone locations across the country. Here, customers can experience the legendary combination of Lands' End quality, value, service and style in person.

Bringing the Lands' End Catalog to Life

Each Lands' End retail location features high-quality, stylish Lands' End products, personalized service, enhanced visuals and even a cozy shopping lounge where customers can search all of the Lands' End offerings via the Internet and catalog.

In addition to products for women, men and kids, select stores also offer items for the home, school uniform items, special sizes, seasonal products and footwear.

The bold and striking Lands' End colors, true navy and white, are used throughout the retail locations and create a dedicated area to help customers easily locate Lands' End within Sears. 

The Shopping Experience

Lands' End brings to retail the world-class shopping experience of its legendary catalog and award-winning website. Lands' End associates receive in-depth product and service training, ensuring they provide customers the highest level of service.

Customers are able to touch and feel the quality and details of Lands' End products while knowing they can also search the entire assortment from a comfortable shopping lounge. Each shopping lounge features catalogs, an Internet kiosk linking shoppers to landsend.com and a direct phone line to Lands' End, making it easy for shoppers to order additional sizes, colors or new products from the company's extended assortment.

Customers receive free shipping for all online and catalog orders placed at Lands’ End Shops at Sears, Lands’ End Inlets and Lands’ End Stores and can return products free of charge at any Lands’ End retail location in the U.S.

Lands' End Retail Timeline

The Lands' End brand has truly come to life at retail locations throughout the country. Today, an expanded product assortment, enhanced visuals and personalized service bring the Lands' End experience to customers unlike any other time in history.

2002

Incorporated in 1963 and publicly traded for 15 years, Lands’ End, Inc. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears, Roebuck and Co. on June 17. In November, Lands’ End introduces select merchandise at Sears retail stores. The company rolls out its “best sellers” in 184 select Sears store locations including Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Atlanta and Madison, Wis.

2003

Lands’ End "best sellers" are now available at all 870 full-line Sears stores.

2005

Lands' End becomes a proud member of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) in a merger between Sears and Kmart in March.

2005

Lands’ End tests a store-within-a-store concept at Sears in White Plains, N.Y. The new format – a Lands’ End Shop at Sears – brings the world-class shopping experience of the legendary catalog and toll-free number, along with its award-winning website, to retail.

2006

Lands' End marks a 100-shop milestone in November, opening Lands' End Shops at Sears on the East Coast and in the Midwest. Each shop offers approximately 10,000 square feet filled with products for women, men and kids, representing a 50 percent increase in product assortment from Lands' End offerings at Sears in years past. Lands' End Shops at Sears now account for more than one million square feet of retail space at Sears. Lands’ End adds new departments including Intimates, Home, Baby, School Uniform and Luggage at select Lands' End Shops.

2007

Lands' End opens Shops on the West Coast and expands its existing Lands’ End Shops at Sears locations in Burlington, Mass., and Paramus, N.J. The expansions feature 20,000 square feet of selling space and the largest-ever assortment of Lands' End products available at Sears. By September the total number of Lands' End Shops at Sears reaches 200 with more than 2 million square feet of Lands' End retail floor space.

2008

Lands' End expands 10 existing Lands’ End Shops at Sears locations to 20,000 square feet in markets including Redmond, Wash., and Alpharetta, Ga.

2009

Lands’ End opens 71 additional Lands’ End Shops at Sears across the nation, bringing the total to 293. The new locations include the first shops in Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Nebraska and Texas. Lands’ End opens the first Lands’ End Canvas™ store on State Street in Madison, Wis. The Lands’ End Canvas collection also debuts at the Lands’ End Shop at Sears in Paramus, N.J.

2011

Lands’ End operates nearly 300 Lands’ End Shops at Sears across the country.

2012

Lands’ End renovates its Prairie Towne location in Madison, Wis., converting it into a full-price standalone store offering apparel and accessories for the entire family and select home items.

2013

Lands’ End opens its first full-price standalone store within a shopping mall in Lombard, Ill., offering women’s apparel in regular and special sizes.

2014

Lands’ End spins off from Sears Holdings to become a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol LE. The company maintains its Lands’ End Shops at Sears footprint. As of April 7, Lands’ End has 252 Lands’ End Shops at Sears, nine Lands’ End Inlets and two Lands’ End standalone retail locations.