SIDNEY, Mont. - Sept. 12, 2014 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOS) opens its newest Montana Sears Hometown Store today, September 12, 2014 within the Trifecta Home Center location at 1051 S. Central Ave. in Sidney.
The Sidney location marks the 11th opening of a new Sears Hometown Store this year and the 25th opening of a new store across all of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores formats. Unlike most retail concepts, Sears Hometown Stores combine the value, selection and services associated with larger retail stores but are they are independently owned and operated.
"The addition of the new Sears Hometown Store inside our existing business will provide great value to the community," stated Becky Benson, who co-owns the new Sears Hometown Store in Sidney with her sister Teresa Benson. "Working with builders and homeowners, we recognized the need for a broader product and service assortment to assist customers with their projects. Now, they'll have access to the nation's top appliance brands at the lowest possible price. Our dedicated and knowledgeable Sidney team is complemented by our new in-store internet kiosks where customers can price check appliances at other retailers and read customer reviews right in our store."
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 Sidney 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®.
The Sidney 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. For instance, if a product is not available in-stores, associates can order customers any product from the entire merchandise selection offered by Sears, including apparel, footwear, jewelry, fitness, electronics, lawn & garden, Craftsman® tools and much more. Customers also have the option to order products online and pick them up in the store without a shipping charge. The Sidney store also offers Sears Nationwide Service, Parts and Installation.
The Sears Hometown Store team in Sidney can be reached at (406) 433-8900 and is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Sunday by appointment. To learn more about Sears Hometown Stores, visit www.searshometownstores.com.
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 August 2, 2014, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its dealers and franchisees operated 1,251 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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