When Sears opened under the "new" eatons name to try and grab a part of the demographic they weren't getting as Sears, they managed to have a somewhat decent selection of fashion labels...nothing spectacular...you could buy things like a Strelson suit or a Ted Baker shirt, Boss underwear...stuff like that). They also had massive floor staff, concierge, personal shoppers, spa, in-store Starbucks, even people to carry your purchases to your car (and that's just the menswear floor). Somewhat modeled on Nordstrom. They spent $100 million just redecorating the store.
As soon as they stuck the Sears name back on, most better labels took a hike. I don't know...I've never been in there since it went back to being Sears, so I don't know how different it is.
But the TEC Sears will remain an anomaly. For one, it's just so big...this store was originally over one million sqft (2 of the below ground levels reverted back to the mall, and the top floor was converted to Sears offices). Still, the largest Sears in the world is not in a suburban mall or big box location...it's right in the heart of downtown.
Why would they do that? Simple...sweetheart deal. As per Eaton's old deal with the mall, as of 2007, the rent for the store goes to $1 per year (per square foot)...and stays that way until 2057. So basically, they have near free rent, in a mall with one million visitors a week, with a subway station emptying customers directly into the store. The cosmetics floor alone (one of if not the largest in the world) will make them a ton of money.
As soul-shattering as Sears is, they will never leave.