Sears expands IoT Connected Solutions shops to 500 more stores

Sears Holdings has begun rolling out Connected Solutions shops to 200 Sears and 300 Kmart stores nationally as the Internet of Things (IoT) gains ground with consumers. A larger home demonstration and display is also in the works for a single store in San Bruno, California.

The program is an extension of Sears' initial trial in the Chicago area. The 2,000-square-foot shops within the stores feature live displays of more than 100 wireless products including wearables, locks, garage door openers, thermostats, motion sensors and monitor. The larger, 3,900-square-foot display in the San Bruno store is expected to debut by midyear. Story