Sears and Kmart Vendor Guides & Manuals Revisions

March 3, 2010

Several Sears and Kmart vendor guides, manuals and forms have been updated. Kmart vendors can view the Kmart documents from the Vendor Guides & Reference folder in the Partners section of MySearshc.com. Sears vendors can view the Sears documents from the Guides & Reference section of Sears Business Exchange. 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 International Vendor Information Guide
– Refer to section 10 of the guide for a summary of the revisions.

Sears EDI Guidelines
– Revised 810, 850, 852, 867 and 870. For revision details, see “History of Revisions” included within the information for each transaction.

Kmart Guidelines for Sears vendors shipping RSC facilities and Kmart Vendors
– Revised 850, 855 DC, and 856. 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
– Kmart 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
– Sears.com/MyGofer.com/Kmart.com Vendor Direct (“Drop Ship”) Operations Guide

Domestic Directory of Contacts
– Added Item Maintenance Application (“IMA”) contact information.

International Directory of Contacts
– Updated SHGS Freight Forwarder addresses and contact information.

Apparel Testing Request Form
– Added a field for Total Order Quantity in Pieces.

Footwear Testing Request Form
– For store options, changed “Lands’ End” to “Lands’ End – USA” and “Lands’ End – EU” to “Lands’ End – Other”.

Soft Home & Accessories Testing Request Form
– Added a field for Total Order Quantity in Pieces.

Product Warranty Information Form
– Changed the email address to return the form to [email protected] and include “Warranty” in the subject line.

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