As part of the refresh, the Sears Hometown Store in Milford provides industry leading comprehensive training to store associates, including brand specific selling certification. These brand certified sales associates help ensure customers find the best product for their needs at the best possible price. Customers in Milford also benefit from a new touch-screen kiosk where they can work with a salesperson or browse on their own to explore product options or make purchases. With the touch-screen kiosk, associates and customers can review product features and benefits as well as various models from the entire online database of Sears products - all while browsing models around the sales floor. Among major retailers, the Sears Hometown Store in Milford is leading the way for the integration of touch-screen devices into the sales process.The Milford location is part of a system-wide refresh of all Sears Hometown Store locations. The Company began updating units in 2015 and now has more than 635 "America's Appliance Experts" locations across the United States. To learn more about Sears Hometown Stores, visit www.searshometownstores.com. * Subject to certain exclusions, as detailed in print ad promotions available in the store. Also, not available on price-matched merchandise. About Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools and hardware. As of October 29, 2016, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its dealers and franchisees operated 1,115 stores across all 50 states as well as in Puerto Rico and Bermuda. In addition to merchandise, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. provide consumers with access to a full suite of services, including home delivery, installation and extended service contracts. Operating through two segments—the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment—Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer franchise and dealership opportunities focused on selling, as applicable, top brand home appliances, hardware, tools, lawn and garden equipment and outlet merchandise. For more information about Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc., visit www.shos.com. To learn about the opportunity to own and operate a store format, visit www.ownasearsstore.com.
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