MOLINE, Ill., March 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) announces the opening of a new Sears Hometown Store located at 4241 Avenue of the Cities in Moline, Ill. The new location, owned and operated by Darrick Bickford, joins his already open stores in Clinton, Iowa and Sterling, Ill. Celebrating its grand opening March 28-29, 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 March 28, 2014. "We're looking to fill a void in the Moline community by offering convenience and accessibility to great appliances at a competitive price," said Bickford. "Our existing locations give us an advantage by having a solidified, expert product knowledge and great customer service reputation that we'll be bringing to the Moline community. We try to make shopping as easy as possible for our customers, while also providing them with the largest selection of home appliances, tools, lawn and garden equipment and home electronics at the lowest possible price." The Moline 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 Moline 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 Moline store also offers Sears Nationwide Service, Parts and Installation.