Kmart, Sears and Sears Essentials Stores Offer Extended Hours of Operation for Holiday Shoppers

Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Kmart, Sears, and Sears Essentials will be helping last minute shoppers with extended shopping hours the week leading up to Christmas.

"The holidays are a busy time for families with all the shopping, decorating, cooking and wrapping they have to do," said Aylwin Lewis, CEO, Sears Holdings Corporation. "In a combined effort to help holiday shoppers grab those last minute gifts, Kmart, Sears, and Sears Essentials stores are offering our customers more time to finish their holiday shopping and get everything they need to celebrate the holidays."

  The extended hours are as follows:

  Friday, December 23 -- Kmart stores will be open from 6am-12midnight
  Saturday, December 24 -- Kmart stores will be open from 6am-9pm

  Friday, December 23 -- Sears stores will be open from 7am-11pm
  Saturday, December 24 -- Sears stores will be open from 7am-6pm

  Sears Essentials
  Friday, December 23 -- Sears Essentials stores will be open from 7am-11pm
  Saturday, December 24 -- Sears Essentials stores will be open from 7am-6pm

Customers also have the option of shopping online* at and picking their gifts up at their local Sears store. Orders must be completed by 5 p.m. CST on Dec. 23.

  [*Most toys are excluded from this option]

  About Sears Holdings Corporation

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is the nation's third largest broadline retailer, with approximately $55 billion in annual revenues, and 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 Martha Stewart Everyday products, which are offered exclusively in the U.S. by Kmart and in Canada by Sears Canada. The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 14 million service calls made annually. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at .

SOURCE: Sears Holdings Corporation

CONTACT: Sears Holdings Public Relations, +1-847-286-8371

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