Leave your mark on the craftsman® legacy
Some makers don’t just use Craftsman products, they re-invent them. Full concepts, rough thoughts, improvements — this is where ideas become real.
From ideas and prototypes to patents. Individuals, small businesses, inventor groups...
This is a call
We’re looking to tap into creativity across a range of categories. Tools, Lawn & Garden, Connected Home, DIY Software, 3-D Printing, plus technologies that have yet to be invented...
BECOME PART OF THE LEGACY
Since 1927, the Craftsman brand has driven the progression of making — continually bringing new concepts to market to shape the future. Be part of what’s next by submitting to Idea X-Change. Whether you have the next great innovation or ideas to improve existing products, this is where you tap 85+ years of experience to get it on store shelves.
submit your idea and...
- Have a chance to be compensated for your work.
- Have the opportunity to have it reviewed by the Craftsman brand.
- Tap the support of one of America’s leading tool brands.
Be part of the Craftsman brand legacy, and 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 tool brands 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 confirm receipt of 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 maker 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.
This is a challenge. Thinkers and Makers, step up.
Right now we’re seriously into 3-D Printing concepts, and we know suppliers are just scratching the surface.
To get what we want now, we’re calling on our makerverse. If you’re ready, send your best for a chance to leave your mark on the Craftsman brand legacy.
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