SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LAMPERT EDWARD S

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
09/07/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc. [ SHOS ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LAMPERT EDWARD S

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ESL PARTNERS, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SPE I Partners, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SPE Master I, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RBS PARTNERS L P /CT

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ESL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RBS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
CRK PARTNERS LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ESL INVESTMENTS INC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1170 KANE CONCOURSE, SUITE 200

(Street)
BAY HARBOR FL 33154

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
Represents securities beneficially owned immediately prior to the close of business on September 7, 2012. Exhibit Index Exhibit 99.1 - Joint Filer Information (furnished herewith) Exhibit 99.2 - Joint Filing Agreement (furnished herewith)
No securities are beneficially owned.
EDWARD S. LAMPERT, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, 09/12/2012
ESL PARTNERS, L.P., By: RBS Partners, L.P., Its: General Partner, By: ESL Investments, Inc., Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
SPE I PARTNERS, LP, By: RBS Partners, L.P., Its: General Partner, By: ESL Investments, Inc., Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
SPE MASTER I, LP, By: RBS Partners, L.P., Its: General Partner, By: ESL Investments, Inc., Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name:Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
RBS PARTNERS, L.P., By: ESL Investments, Inc., Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
ESL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS, L.P., By: RBS Investment Management, L.L.C., Its: General Partner, By: ESL Investments, Inc., Its: Manager, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
RBS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.L.C., By: ESL Investments, Inc. Its: Manager, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
CRK PARTNERS, L.L.C., By: ESL Investments, Inc., Its: Sole Member, By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
ESL INVESTMENTS, INC., By: /s/ Edward S. Lampert, Name: Edward S. Lampert, Title: Chief Executive Officer 09/12/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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