Sears Outlet Expands Florida Presence With New Naples Store

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) will open its newest Florida Sears Outlet Store on Thursday, October 8 at 4929 Rattlesnake Hammock Road in Naples.

The Naples location marks the 11th opening of a new Sears Outlet Store this year and the 33rd opening of a new store across all of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores formats.

"Finding quality appliances at a low price can be a challenge," said Sean Craft, the store's district manager. "At Sears Outlet, customers can expect great deals and a fresh assortment of merchandise on each visit. Our goal is to simplify the Outlet shopping experience by providing exceptional customer service so they can find exactly what they need and want at an incredible value."

Each Sears Outlet Store, on average, offers shoppers more than 18,000 square feet of retail space stocked with hundreds of items marked significantly lower than manufacturers' suggested retail prices. Sears Outlet provides customers in-store and online access to new, one-of-a-kind, discontinued, reconditioned, overstocked, and cosmetically blemished products across a broad assortment of merchandise categories—including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, mattresses, sporting goods and tools.

Sears Outlet reconditioned merchandise undergoes a stringent testing process and, when necessary, has cosmetic parts replaced and/or repaired before becoming approved to be an Outlet Certified item. Customers purchasing a Certified Appliance or other item from a Sears Outlet Store should expect significant discounts off the original retail price, a fully functional and operational unit, and the assurance that the unit still meets Sears quality standards as the nation's leading retailer of appliances and appliance-related products. Customers also benefit from delivery and installation services offered by Sears Outlet.

The Sears Outlet Store in Naples can be reached at (239) 732-5066 and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. To learn more about Sears Outlet Stores, visit http://www.searsoutlet.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 May 2, 2015, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its dealers and franchisees operated 1,248 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.

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