Sears and Kmart Guide and Manual Revisions

November 15, 2011

Kmart and Sears have updated several guides, manuals and forms. Kmart vendors can view the Kmart documents from the Vendor Guides & Reference folder on MySearshc.com. Sears vendors can view the Sears documents from the Guides & Reference section of Sears Business Exchange® or Vendor Guides & Reference folder on MySearshc.com. Unless specifically noted as Sears or Kmart in the document title, the guides, manuals and forms below apply to both Sears and Kmart vendors.

IMPORTANT: Review the information below regarding the revisions. Make sure that you have the most recent version of the guides and manuals. If you have printed any sections of the guides and manuals that have been updated, discard the previous information and print the updated information.

Sears Domestic Vendor Information Guide
– Refer to section 12 of the guide for a summary of the revisions.

Kmart Domestic Vendor Information Guide
– Refer to section 11 of the guide for a summary of the revisions.

Sears Holdings Dotcom Vendor Information Guide (for Dotcom vendors shipping direct-to-customer and direct-to-store for customer pick-up)
– Refer to section 12 of the guide for a summary of the revisions.

Sears Vendor Information Guide for Sears.com Tire Vendors
– Refer to section 12 of the guide for a summary of the revisions.

Sears Holdings International Vendor Information Guide
– Refer to section 10 of the guide for a summary of the revisions.

Sears EDI Guidelines
– Revised 810, 850, 856 and Interchange Envelopes. For revision details, see “History of Revisions” included within the information for each transaction.

Kmart Guidelines for Sears vendors receiving purchase orders from the Allocation/INFOREM order-writing system sent from EDI ID 08*9254291001
– Revised 810, 855, 856, 997 and added ASN Error Messages and Explanations. For revision details, see “History of Revisions” included within the information for each transaction.

Kmart Guidelines
– Revised 810, 855, 856, 997 and added ASN Error Messages and Explanations. For revision details, see “History of Revisions” included within the information for each transaction.

Additional Guides & Reference
The following guides and manuals were also updated. Please refer to the “Revision Summary” in each of the manuals for revision details.

– Labeling Manual (for Apparel, Accessories & Home Fashions)
– Floor Ready Guidelines (for Apparel, Accessories, Footwear & Home Fashions)
– Kmart Hanger and Accessories Manual
– Sears Hanger and Accessories Manual
– Apparel Quality Assurance Manual
– Fashion Accessories Quality Assurance Manual
– Footwear Quality Assurance Manual
– Soft Home Quality Assurance Manual
– Hardlines Quality Assurance Manual
– Store Fixture Routing Guide
– Home Services Routing Guide
– Global Compliance Policies & Procedures for Merchandise Vendors
– Global Compliance Guidebook to Program Requirements

Forms
The following forms were also updated.
– Footwear Mold Prevention Check List
– Sears Gem and Jewelry Transportation Expense Quote (replaces Request for Transportation-JRC/JFC)

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