HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings makes shopping online at Sears.com and Kmart.com affordable and easy this holiday season through the offering of free shipping and free same-day store pick up. These quick, cost-effective shopping options will save customers time and money and allow them to focus more on spending time with friends and family.
With free shipping on Sears.com, Kmart.com and mygofer.com, customers can shop for and purchase a wide range of products, from tools to apparel and toys. Whether searching for a gift for friends or family, or even a special gift for themselves, shoppers will find what they need from more than 20 million items online. From proprietary brands like the popular Kardashian Kollection and Sofia Vergara to Craftsman and Kenmore, Sears.com and Kmart.com, and mygofer.com have everything customers need to get their holiday shopping finished effortlessly.
The free shipping offer will begin on Oct. 30 and run through Dec. 19. On Sears.com, customers can use promo code SHIPREALJOY to receive free shipping on qualified mailable orders totaling more than $99.* On Kmart.com, customers can type in promo code HOLIDAY to receive free shipping on qualified mailable orders totaling more than $49.** On mygofer.com, customers can use promo code JINGLE49 on qualified orders totaling more than $49***. New this year just in time for the holidays, Sears launched an online checkout experience that makes purchasing easier than ever before.
"We are always looking for ways to help our customers, especially during the busy holiday season," said Imran Jooma, president of eCommerce at Sears Holdings. "We are constantly improving our customer service and overall shopping experience, which is why we're offering multiple wallet-friendly ways to shop, purchase, and receive items all on the customer's own terms. We want to take the stress out of holiday shopping so that our customers can focus on what's important."
Whether they're looking for heavy-duty snow blowers or fashionable snow boots, customers can also reap the benefits of the Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store offering available at Sears and Kmart (powered by mygofer), which includes free same-day pick up at their local store and curbside pickup in select locations.
"While other companies are just now recognizing the need to meet customer demand to save valuable time and money when shopping online, millions of customers have already been using—and continue to use—Sears' and Kmart's best-in-class Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store service," said Jooma.
Additional offerings that customers can enjoy this holiday season include the following:
- Sears, Kmart, and mygofer Mobile Apps: Available on iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones, Sears and Kmart mobile sites and apps give customers access to millions of products in the palm of their hands. On-the-go customers can use their phones to check if the item they want is in stock, buy it online and pick it up in-store, all without breaking a sweat.
- ShipVantage Membership Program: Customers can enjoy free standard shipping all year long on all Sears.com and Kmart.com purchases for the membership fee of only $79 for 12 months (a 30-day free trial membership is available). See details at www.sears.com/shipvantage. Discounted expedited mail options are available through this program. Membership fee applies. Applies only to mailable items sold by Sears & Kmart. Excludes all items sold by Marketplace Vendors.
- International Shipping: With international shipping to 91 countries, Sears helps customers send holiday cheer to everywhere from Australia to Chile. Packages will arrive just in time for Christmas if ordered by Dec. 1; visit Sears.com for details.
- APO/FPO Shipping: Customers can ship Sears.com orders to Army post office (APO) and Fleet post office (FPO) addresses, which are exempt from international customs duties. Order by Nov. 28 for packages to arrive by Christmas.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's fourth largest broadline retailer with over 4,000 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, consumer electronics and automotive repair and maintenance. Sears Holdings is the 2011 ENERGY STAR® Retail Partner of the Year. 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 by Sears and Kmart. We are the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 11 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' website at www.searsholdings.com.
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