Sears Canada Inc. is a retailer, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, that operates in all provinces and territories of Canada with a network of 196 corporate stores (Sears, Sears Home, Sears Outlet/Fashion Outlet, Sears Central Services), 195 dealer stores, 38 home-improvement showrooms, 108 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. SLH Transport, a freight trucking company and wholly owned subsidiary headquartered in Kingston, Ontario, provides the company with transportation and logistics services and comprises 620 trucks, 3,700 trailers, and 900 associates with terminals located throughout Canada. Sears also has a general merchandise catalogue with over 1,800 catalogue merchandise pickup locations. There is a Sears location within a 10-minute drive of 93% of Canadians. About 33,000 people are employed throughout the company.
Sears Canada was formed in 1952 as a joint venture of Simpson’s and United States retailer Sears, which now owns a 51% share.