Definition of Sears, Richard Warren in US English:

Sears, Richard Warren

proper noun

  • (1863–1914), US businessman. He founded his first mail-order business, selling watches, in Minneapolis in 1886, moved to Chicago, and sold the business. He then began a partnership with Alvah Curtis Roebuck (1864–1948), a watch repairman, that became Sears, Roebuck & Co. in 1893.


Sears, Richard Warren