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BUSINESS BEAT: New owners take on, expand Sears outlet in Ontario

Ryan and Shaunie Hamilton, in their showroom on Nov. 11, 2021, say they want customers to feel like family at the Ontario Sears Hometown outlet they purchased this fall. (The Enterprise/LES ZAITZ)

ONTARIO – Shaunie Hamilton and her husband Ryan are the new owners of the Sears Hometown Store in Ontario, but the business is not really new to her.

Having worked as manager for the prior franchisee since August 2019, she saw a lot of potential in the store – but also wanted to make some changes. 

She . . .