OCOEE, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) announces the opening of a new Sears Hometown Store located at 8849 W. Colonial Drive in Ocoee. Celebrating its grand opening February 28 through March 1, the Sears Hometown Store welcomes the local community to enjoy an additional discount of 10 percent off almost everything in the store* plus special giveaways, including a $10 gift card for the first 20 customers on Saturday, March 1. "We're both proud and excited to fulfill high consumer demand for Sears Hometown Stores in the Ocoee area and to become a staple in the community," stated Anthony Illiano, store manager of the new Sears Hometown of Ocoee. "We have a knowledgeable team in place with the focus on providing customers with great products, exceptional customer service, and a personalized store experience." The Ocoee team is excited to provide customers with professional advice, exceptional service and real-time price checks to make sure they receive the guaranteed lowest price. This unique store format allows customers in small communities to have access to the great products and brands usually found only in Sears stores. For instance, the new Sears Hometown Store in Ocoee is the only place in town where customers can find an incredible selection of the top appliance brands such as Kenmore®, Maytag®, KitchenAid®, Whirlpool®, Bosch®, Frigidaire® and GE®, plus a large assortment of lawn and garden equipment, Craftsman® tools, fitness equipment, electronics, mattresses and more. If a product is not available in-stores, Sears Hometown Store associates can order customers any product from the entire merchandise selection offered by Sears, including apparel, footwear, jewelry and much more. Customers also have the option to order products online and pick them up in the store without a shipping charge. The Ocoee store also offers Sears Nationwide Service, Parts and Installation.