Sears Canada Enters into Strategic Alliance with Buffalo International to Build Nevada Apparel

Sears Canada Enters into Strategic Alliance with Buffalo International to 
Build Nevada Apparel 
Buffalo to Design, Create and Supply Men's and Women's Nevada Brand 
TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) announced today 
that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Buffalo International Inc. 
to design and manufacture Sears entire line of Nevada denim-based apparel. 
The Nevada lifestyle brand as interpreted by Buffalo will encompass men's and 
women's apparel and be available in Sears stores beginning in Fall 2013. 
"As we focus on improving our merchandise offering, we are exploring 
relationships with best-in-class designers to help us improve the 
fashionability and salability of our key brands, and Buffalo represents that 
elevated level of product in the denim-casual category," said Calvin McDonald, 
President and Chief Executive Officer, Sears Canada Inc. "The 25-45 age 
range is a key segment for us to reach as we continue our Transformation 
journey to become relevant to more Canadians coast to coast, and we expect 
that Buffalo's design and sourcing capability will help us attract these 
customers more successfully." 
Buffalo is a highly respected, internationally renowned brand and its design 
team will now extend this authentic approach, great fit and styling expertise 
to Sears with a focus on value… modernizing the Nevada brand with selling 
prices in the traditional Sears range. 
"Working with successful designers and organizations who can provide immediate 
credibility and continuity to our brands and services is a strategy we will 
continue to implement," continued Mr. McDonald. "Relationships like these 
can bring more to Canadian families than individual efforts and significantly 
increase the role Sears plays in the everyday lives of our customers." 
"We have always admired the Nevada brand and what it represents to the 
Canadian consumer," said Gaby Bitton, CEO Buffalo International. "Great 
fashion with strong value is a formula we apply to all of our businesses which 
is why we are all very excited about this new partnership and the opportunity 
to work with the Sears merchandising team on the Nevada lifestyle." 
About Sears Canada
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 195 
corporate stores, 269 hometown dealer stores, 8 home services showrooms, over 
1,500 catalogue and online merchandise pick-up locations, 102 Sears Travel 
offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. 
The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise 
catalogue and offers shopping online at 
About Buffalo 
Buffalo is a lifestyle brand that translates across international boundaries. 
The label now spans 18 countries in over 3000 locations and is sold in better 
department and specialty stores as well as in its own retail stores. The brand 
has always remained true to its roots of producing quality garments with 
fashionable edge and global appeal. 
Contact for Media: 
Vincent Power Sears Canada, Corporate Communications 416-941-4422 
SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc. 
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