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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Kmart to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square along with Kmart, a mass merchandising company and subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:SHLD). The visit will highlight Kmart’s The Giving HatTM holiday campaign, the goal of which is to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude.

In honor of the occasion, Steele Ford, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Stephen Offutt, District Manager, Kmart will ring the Closing Bell along with St. Jude patients and their families.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Monday, November 30, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Media Contact:
Emily Lowe Mailaender
212.843.8011
elowe@rubenstein.com

Kmart Media Contact:
Brian Hanover
847.286.6080
Brian.Hanover@searshc.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Will Briganti
(646) 441-5012
William.Briganti@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:
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Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital:
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook (facebook.com/stjude) and following us on Twitter (@stjude).

About Kmart:
Kmart is making shopping fun again. The retailer, a subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), is bringing back the iconic Bluelight Specials, hosting Freebie Saturdays and in-store family events for its Shop Your Way members and customers. Kmart offers customers thrilling deals and amazing finds on quality products and exclusive brands including Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Smart Sense. For more information, visit www.kmart.com, www.searsholdings.com and www.facebook.com/kmart.

About Sears Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:SHLD):
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences to serve our members – wherever, whenever and however they want to shop. Sears Holdings is home to Shop Your Way®, a social shopping platform offering members rewards for shopping at Sears and Kmart as well as with other retail partners across categories important to them. The company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, with full-line and specialty retail stores across the United States. For more information, visit www.searsholdings.com.

About Nasdaq:
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.