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Kmart® Launches Pay in Store, Giving Shop Your Way(SM) Members and Customers More Online Shopping Options

 Kmart® Launches Pay in Store, Giving Shop Your Way(SM) Members and Customers
                         More Online Shopping Options

Leading integrated retailer now offers cash as in-store payment option for
items reserved online

PR Newswire

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 24, 2013

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --In an integrated
retailing first, Shop Your Way members and customers now have more payment
choices with Kmart's nationwide launch of Pay in Store. The new option gives
shoppers the flexibility to reserve items online, pay at their local Kmart
store using their preferred payment method – cash, check, debit, points*,
credit or gift card – and pick up the item onsite if available. The innovation
is another example of how the retailer is evolving to provide a seamless and
integrated shopping experience for all members, whether they choose to shop
online, via mobile or in-store.

"With Pay in Store, we offer our members more choices and provide access to
online shopping for a large, underserved portion of the U.S. population that
wants the convenience of shopping online but does not have a credit card or is
reluctant to submit their card information via the Internet," said Imran
Jooma, executive vice president and president, Marketing, Online, and
Financial Services, Sears Holdings. "We are addressing a need in a way no
other large retailer is doing by giving members and customers ultimate
flexibility, convenience and choice in how they shop and pay and the
satisfaction of walking out minutes later with their items in-hand."

How it Works
When a shopper reaches the payment screen at Kmart.com they can choose the Pay
in Store option to reserve the item(s) for 48 hours (not all products are
eligible). Within minutes the shopper receives a confirmation email and can
head to the store. At the register in store, the shopper presents their email
confirmation, order number, or phone number, and pays with their preferred
method. If the order is a same-day Free Store Pickup order, the shopper picks
up the order immediately. If the shopper selected ship-to-home, the order is
approved after payment and often arrives within two business days.

"Customers want a shopping experience that seamlessly integrates the physical
world of shopping with the digital world, including the ability to find
additional product information and richer content with customer reviews," said
Jooma. "We are constantly innovating with new and better ways to serve our
members, and we expect the new Pay in Store option will better fulfill their
needs."

Pay in Store launched in all Kmart stores nationwide in July. This feature
gives members and customers that don't use credit cards access to thousands of
items at Kmart.com, which includes categories such as home, fitness & sports,
beauty & health, clothing, music, movies, gaming and more.

More information is available online at kmart.com.

^*Pay with Shop Your Way Points launching in August 2013

About Kmart

Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD),
is a mass merchandising company and part of Shop Your Way, a social shopping
experience where members have the ability to earn points and receive benefits
across a wide variety of physical and digital formats through
ShopYourWay.com. Kmart offers customers quality products through a portfolio
of exclusive brands that include Sofia by Sofia Vergara, Jaclyn Smith, Joe
Boxer, Route 66 and Smart Sense. For more information visit the company's
website at www.kmart.com | Sears Holdings Corporation website at
www.searsholdings.com. | Facebook: www.facebook.com/kmart

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Brian Hanover              Melissa Hariri
Sears Holdings             Zeno Group
847-286-6080               310-566-3993
brian.hanover@searshc.com melissa.hariri@zenogroup.com

SOURCE Kmart

Website: http://www.kmart.com
 
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