Be part of the next 100 years of Kenmore innovation
When it comes to Kenmore products, we’re always looking for ways to improve the home. With access to a variety of manufacturers and experts, we have the power to create and optimize products that live up to the Kenmore name. Full concept, rough thoughts, improvements — this is the heart of innovation.
From ideas and prototypes to patents. Individuals, small businesses, inventor groups...
here is your chance
We’re looking for creative ideas and innovations applicable throughout the home. Cooking, cleaning, connected homes, even technologies that haven’t been invented yet.
become an innovator
For over 100 years, the Kenmore brand has played an important role in improving the way people cook, clean and live in their homes. Help us do something great with the next 100 years by submitting your ideas to Idea X-Change. Whether you have the next great innovation, or features or add-ons to improve existing appliances, this is the place to make your ideas real.
submit your idea and...
- Have a chance to be
compensated for your work.
- Have the opportunity to have it
reviewed by the Kenmore brand.
- Tap the support of one of America’s
leading appliance brands.
Become part of the Kenmore brand legacy, and have a chance to receive compensation for your ideas. This is an opportunity to tap the resources and influence of one of America’s leading appliance brands to help your product idea become a reality.
Anything and everything. That means ideas to expand on our current product lineups, including Cooking, Laundry, Refrigeration — even something that’s not a physical product or appliance, but a bigger idea or solution for a new business or platform. We’re also looking for new products that have not been in the market before, and out-of-the-box thinking.
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 Kenmore 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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