Sears, Roebuck and Co.
3333 Beverly Road
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179

Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Sears, Roebuck and Co. will be held in the Penthouse Theatre of the Apparel Mart, 15th floor, 250 Spring Street, Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, May 13, 1999, at 10 a.m.

Investor Information
Financial analysts and investment professionals should direct inquiries to: Investor Relations, 847/286-7385

Other Information
Written requests for information should be addressed to:

Public Relations and Communications
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
3333 Beverly Road
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179

Customer Relations

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Financial/Shareholder Information
You may call Sears toll-free at 1-800-SEARS-80 (1-800-732-7780) for any of the following:

Transfer agent/shareholder records

    For information or assistance regarding individual stock records, investment plan accounts, dividend checks or stock certificates, please call the toll-free number above, or write our registrar:

    Sears, Roebuck and Co.
    c/o First Chicago Trust Company of New York
    a Division of EquiServe
    P.O. Box 2552
    Jersey City, New Jersey 07303-2552

    E-mail address: fctc@em.fcnbd.com
    First Chicago website: http://www.equiserve.com/
    TDD for hearing impaired: 201/222-4955

    Please use the following address for items sent by courier:
    First Chicago Trust Company of New York
    a Divison of EquiServe
    14 Wall Street
    Mail Suite 4505 - 8th Floor
    New York, New York 10005

* Most recent stock price information

* Free copies of the company's financial reports

    Sears, Roebuck and Co. 1998 Annual Report, and interim financial information.

    Audio-cassette tape of the 1998 Annual Report, for the visually impaired.

    Form 10-K Annual Report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Sears, Roebuck and Co. Corporate Responsibility Report.

* Information on Sears Direct Purchase Stock Plan

    Prospective shareholders, and shareholders whose shares are held by a broker or bank, should call 1-888-SEARS-88 (1-888-732-7788).
The following trademarks and service marks appearing in this 1998 Annual Report are the property of Sears, Roebuck and Co. or its wholly-owned subsidiaries:
1-800-4-MY-HOME,sm "A Whole Houseful of Services from Someone You Know,"sm Apostrophe,® Canyon River Blues,® Circle of Beauty,sm Craftsman,® Craftsman Power & Hand Tools,™ CRB,™ CRB Khakis,® Crossroads,™ DieHard,® Easy Living,® Fieldmaster,® The Great Indoors,sm Kenmore,® NTB,® NTB National Tire & Battery,sm Orchard Supply Hardware,® PartsDirect,sm Redi Drill,™ Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back,sm Sears,® Sears Auto Center,sm Sears Canada,sm Sears Card,sm Sears Direct Purchase Stock Plan,® Sears Family Enrichment Fund,sm Sears Hardware,sm Sears HomeCentral,® Sears Home Services,sm Sears Mexico,sm Sears University,sm ShowPlace,™ The Many Sides of Sears,sm The Softer Side of Sears,® SmartReach,™ Time Out,™ TKS Basics,™ WeatherBeater,® Wish Book,® Workwear™

© Sears, Roebuck and Co. 1999

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