New Sears Outlet Store Opens In Lansing

LANSING, Mich., June 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) has opened its newest Michigan Sears Outlet Store at 810 S. Waverly Rd. in Lansing.

The Lansing location marks the sixth opening of a new Sears Outlet Store this year and the 13th opening of a new store across all of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores formats.

"Our new Sears Outlet store in Lansing offers the local community an extensive selection of entry-level priced to high-end home appliances, grills, lawn mowers, patio furniture, small kitchen appliances, home goods and more – all at an incredible value," said Matthew Kleinknecht, store manager of the new Sears Outlet store in Lansing. "Customers can expect an assortment of fresh merchandise on each visit. Therefore, our goal is to simplify the Outlet shopping experience by providing exceptional customer service so they can find exactly what they need and want."

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.

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.

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