US NEWS FEEDS
As the home of Sears since the late 19th century, Illinois is the birthplace of modern retail. Even today's colossus, Amazon, can trace the roots of its business model to Sears' original mail-order business that popularized the notion of buying products at home without first seeing and touching them in person.
DailyHerald.com > Illinois News
READ MORE >
How Sears created modern retail in Illinois