Sears Public Relations And Communications
Sears.com Unveils International Shipping to 90 Countries Just in Time for the Holidays
ANOTHER BENEFIT OF SEARS' INNOVATIVE SHOPYOURWAY(TM) CAMPAIGN
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For anyone
looking to ship that perfect holiday gift to friends or family overseas,
Sears.com now offers international shipping to 90 countries, providing yet
another convenient option for customers to get everything they need this
holiday, where and when they need it. Customers can choose from over
300,000 products in a variety of categories including tools, children's and
infant clothing, shoes, jewelry, and home fashions, and can have it
delivered to locations all around the globe as Sears.com expands its reach
to major markets such as the UK, France, Germany, Spain, China, India,
Japan, Argentina and Brazil.
"We are excited to offer this new international shipping option to our
customers," said Imran Jooma, senior vice president for Online at Sears
Holdings. "With our large product assortment and the capability to ship
products internationally, we hope to make shopping easier and more
convenient, both for customers in the U.S. with friends and family
overseas, and for international customers who would like to purchase
products from Sears.com."
The international shipping option provides customers a variety of tools
to make shopping simple. Sears.com offers an international filter that
allows customers to select only the items that are available for shipping
to their selected destination. The eligible items for shipping are
identified by the special globe icon located next to the products. And for
Spanish speaking customers, Sears.com has an integrated Spanish language
site to help make their online shopping easier. This site can be found at
Friends and family of military personnel who are abroad on active duty
will be able to have gifts shipped to their stations. Sending gifts to
loved ones through APO/FPO addresses can still be processed through the
traditional Sears.com site and gifts can be delivered just in time for the
upcoming holiday season by simply shopping as a U.S. customer and using
In order to receive holiday purchases by December 25, 2009, orders must
be placed by 11:59 p.m. CST on November 30, 2009. Customers can start
shopping today at http://www.sears.com/international.
"Sears is committed to making holiday shopping simple," added Jooma.
"Our ShopYourWay(TM) campaign transforms the shopping experience and gives
customers the flexibility to quite literally 'shop their way.' And now,
we're extending that 'way' around the world."
ShopYourWay(TM) gives customers the ability shop how they want, when
they want, and where they want.
Highlights of the ShopYourWay(TM) program include:
-- NEW International Shipping - Customers can conveniently ship to 90
countries around the globe. Prices will be displayed in the currency of
the customer's choice. International shipping fees, customs duties, and
taxes are automatically added and processed at checkout, eliminating the
need for the customer to pay additional fees upon delivery. To learn
more about international shipping, including the most up-to-date list of
available countries, visit http://www.sears.com/international.
-- Choice to Get It Today - Sears offers "Buy Online. Pick up in Store,"
backed by its READY IN 5-GUARANTEED promise.
-- Shopping Choices - Customers can shop in store, online, via phone or
through the industry leading Sears2go mobile site.
-- Product Assortment - Find millions of products on Sears.com, ranging
from books and electronics to jewelry, appliances, clothing, shoes,
tools and power lawn & garden equipment.
-- Payment Choices - Pay your way with Online Layaway, Express Checkout,
PayPal or eBillme.
-- Choice to Ask for Help - If customers can't find what they are looking
for online, they can utilize Sears' FREE Personal Shopper Program. All
they have to do is e-mail, chat online, or call us and we will do the
rest of the work and find the product the customer is looking for - even
if it isn't carried by Sears.
-- ShipVantage - Customers can now take advantage of FREE unlimited
shipping on thousands of items on Sears.com through ShipVantage.
Specially for the holidays, we are offering a 60-day trial of
ShipVantage for only $19.99, or $79 for the usual 12-month subscription.
-- ShopYourWay Rewards - As a ShopYourWay(TM) Rewards(SM) member, customers
can earn 1% back in Rewards on qualifying purchases. Rewards can then be
redeemed in store and online. Shopping smart has never been easier!
-- My Profile - The website also offers the option to create a helpful
profile that allows customers to keep track of their purchases, lists
and addresses. Creating a profile makes returning to shop at Sears.com
easy and worry-free, particularly with the holidays right around the
For more information on international shipping, please visit Sears.com.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's fourth largest broadline
retailer with approximately 3,900 full-line and specialty retail stores in
the United States and Canada. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance
retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, home electronics
and automotive repair and maintenance. Key proprietary brands include
Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including
such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well
as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. It also has the Country Living
collection, which is offered exclusively by Sears and Kmart. We are the
nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 12 million
service calls made annually. Sears Holdings Corporation operates through
its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.
For more information, visit Sears Holdings' Web site at
Web site: http://www.sears.com
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