Allstate is a provider of insurance for many areas in the market including: auto, home, life, motorcycle, and more. The company was founded in 1931 as a part of the Sears, Roebuck and Company. The name "Allstate" started as a brand name for a line of tires in 1925. The name evolved when Sears applied it to a product line of auto insurance in 1931. After 62 years of busienss, Allstate Insurance was spun off the Sears brand in 1993. Today, the company is headquartered in Northbrook, IL, has over 42,000 employees, with an annual revenue of over 35 billion dollars.