New Sears Home Appliance and Mattress Showroom Store Opens in Spring

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SPRING, Texas, March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) announces the opening of a new Sears Home Appliance and Mattress Showroom store located at 26914 Interstate 45 North in Spring, Texas.

The new store, which will provide customers with access to a full suite of top brand home appliance merchandise and mattresses at the lowest prices by the Company's price-match policy, is hosting its grand opening celebration March 28-29. The Spring team welcomes the local community to enjoy an additional discount of 10 percent off almost everything in the store* plus special giveaways, including a chance to win a free washer and dryer valued at $1,439.98.

"Since major appliances, like refrigerators for instance, and mattresses are the biggest and most-often used items in your home, they should be the first place you look to save money without compromising quality," said Stephen Stark, owner of the new Sears Appliance and Mattress Showroom in Spring. "Through our price-match policy, we offer top home appliance and mattress brands at the lowest price – guaranteed."

Proving to be at the forefront of retail trends, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. is embracing the practice of "showrooming" that many big-box home improvement, home goods and appliance retailers are running away from. Through a price-match policy, the Spring Sears Home Appliance and Mattress Showroom guarantees the lowest price on the top appliance brands, and is equipped with an internet kiosk where customers are guided by sales staff to view similar products, price match with other retailers, and order products not available in the store.

The Spring Sears Home Appliance and Mattress Showroom offers all of the top 10 appliance brands, including exclusive names like Kenmore® that can only be found in the store formats of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc., Sears Holdings Corporation and its respective affiliates. In addition to offering Kenmore, the Spring store is the only place in town where customers can find an incredible selection of Maytag®, KitchenAid®, Whirlpool®, Bosch®, Frigidaire® and GE® appliances, as well as a large assortment of mattresses. The Spring location also offers installation and repair services from trained technicians.

The Sears Home Appliance and Mattress Showroom store in Spring can be reached at 281-419-3500 is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. To learn more about Sears Home Appliance Showrooms, visit www.searshomeapplianceshowroom.com.

About Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools and hardware. As of November 3, 2013, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its dealers and franchisees operated 1,239 stores across all 50 states as well as in Puerto Rico and Bermuda. In addition to merchandise, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. provide consumers with access to a full suite of services, including home delivery, installation and extended service contracts.

Operating through two segments—the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment—Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer franchise and dealership opportunities focused on selling, as applicable, top brand home appliances, hardware, tools, lawn and garden equipment and outlet merchandise. For more information about Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc., visit www.shos.com. To learn about the opportunity to own and operate a store format, visit www.ownasearsstore.com.

* Subject to certain exclusions, as detailed in print ad promotions available in the store. Also, not available on price-matched merchandise.

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