LENEXA, Kansas, April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) announces that the Sears Outlet Store located at 8540 Maurer Rd. in Lenexa, KS has a new owner, Tony Lutfi. To celebrate its grand re-opening, the Sears Outlet Store of Lenexa welcomes the local community to stop by April 17 th through the 20 th and enjoy an additional discount of 10 percent off almost everything in the store*, plus special giveaways. The Lenexa location is one of ten Sears Outlet Stores Lutfi and his team own and operate, in addition to 17 Sears Home Appliance Showrooms and three Sears Appliance & Hardware Stores. "We look forward to continuing to serve as Lenexa's go-to shopping destination," said Lutfi. "We have a knowledgeable team in place here, with a focus on providing customers with great products, exceptional service, and a personalized shopping experience that I'm sure will continue to be well received by the local community." 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. Each location provides customers in-store and online access to new, one-of-a-kind, discontinued, used, 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. In addition to discontinued and special-buy products, Sears Outlet offers reconditioned merchandise that undergoes a stringent testing process and, when necessary, have 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.