UNLEASH YOUR INNOVATION
Your ideas surge with possibility. Send us your best, and we'll see what we can do to bring your ideas to life. Full concepts, rough thoughts, improvements — unleash the power of your innovation.
From ideas and prototypes to patents. Individuals, small businesses, inventor groups...
GIVE US YOUR BEST
We’re looking for innovations to fit anywhere within our vast tools and our lawn and garden product lineups. No limits. Just imagination. Give us the best you’ve got.
BECOME PART OF THE LEGACY
Since 1893, Sears has pioneered visionary retail success with forward-thinking innovation. Help continue this legacy by submitting your ideas to Idea X-Change™. Whether you have the next great innovation or plans to improve existing products, this is where you make your ideas come to life.
submit your idea and...
- Have a chance to be
compensated for your work.
- Have the opportunity to have it
reviewed by Sears.
- Tap the support of America’s
Have a chance to get compensated for your ideas. This is an opportunity to tap the resources and influence of one of America’s leading corporations to help your product idea become a reality.
Anything and everything. That means ideas to expand on our current product lineup, including Tools, Lawn & Garden, Storage — even something that’s not a physical product but a bigger idea. But we’re also looking for new products that have not been in the market before, and out-of-the-box thinking. 3-D printing, holograms, robots. Bring it on.
Once your idea is submitted, we’ll send confirmation that we received your idea, then our Idea X-Change team will review your materials. From there, reviewers may accept your idea for further exploration, pass or request details to learn more.
You will receive a verification “thank you” message with a confirmation number. If you do not see the message and get your submission number, your entry was not received.
Be sure to fill out the submission entirely. This includes all available pictures, drawings and as many details as possible to give us a sense of how your idea is unique and useful to the community.
Our file upload feature accepts up to 10 files in JPG, PDF or PNG format. The maximum upload size is 4MB each.
Materials will not be returned. Please make sure you have duplicates of any physical material you might decide to submit.
At this point, digital entry is the fastest. But you can send it via USPS to the address below:
Sears Holdings Corporation
attn: Idea X-Change Team
3333 Beverly Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
If your idea is selected for further exploration, we will contact you.
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