Last year we were in the market for kitchen appliances for our kitchen and did check out Sears for some items we liked.
Seriously, was it because you thought the prices would be better than at other places? Did you think the quality would be better? Were you thinking there would be a lifetime warranty? Did you just want a chance to brush up on your Spanish? :)
Seriously, I would love to know what is the mental picture you get when someone says the word "Sears" to you.
(The mental image I get is the picture you painted of desperate sales people who hate their jobs, and probably hate the clothes they have to wear.)