Today Sears announced an expansion of the "Ready in 5" program unveiled last holiday season. Now, customers can order items marked with the "Ready in 5" icon online and pick them up at the store within five minutes of arriving, without ever getting out of their vehicles.
"Whether you just don't feel like looking for a parking space at a crowded mall, or have a baby asleep in the car, the improved 'Ready in 5' service is just one way we are making holiday shopping easier for our customers," said Paul Miller, senior vice president of Direct Commerce, Sears Holdings.
Thousands of Sears items are marked with the "Ready in 5" icon, which guarantees easy and fast at-store pickup when ordered online. Shoppers can spend time granting wishes for loved ones in the comfort of their home on Sears.com, and then pick up within minutes of arriving at their nearest Sears store.
Other tools launching on Sears.com to simplify holiday shopping include a new "Gift Finder" feature that helps customers choose gifts searching by personality type, interests, product category and price range. Sears also now has a "Letters to Santa" feature to help parents grant wishes for their children and improved Wish List functionality.
About Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,400 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes approximately 926 full-line and 1,100 specialty stores in the U.S. Sears, Roebuck also offers a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com, and specialty catalogs. Sears, Roebuck offers consumers leading proprietary brands including Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard and Lands' End -- among the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S. The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 13 million service calls made annually. For more information, visit the Sears, Roebuck website at http://www.sears.com/ or the Sears Holdings Corporation website at http://www.searsholdings.com/.
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