Sears Holdings (SHLD) Getting Members Ready for Memorial Day Weekend by SHC Speaks
May 22, 2015 by Dean Schwartz
Over the next two weeks the demand for gardening products at Kmart and outdoor power equipment at Sears will be at its peak, and our stores are ready to kick-off the summer season this Memorial Day weekend.
To illustrate the love our Shop Your Way members have for our Kmart garden centers, did you know Kmart will sell over a million seed packs this spring? Also, the top-selling item in our Kmart stores in the months of May and June is a six pack of annuals! Because the Memorial Day weekend is an important weekend for our members to work in their gardens, Kmart will stock up on products like mulch, potting soils, hundreds of flats of annuals and a fantastic selection of locally grown perennials. Kmart also offers an entire assortment of watering products and lawn equipment to keep gardens and yards looking good.
Made in America – Craftsman Pro
As one of the market leaders in outdoor power equipment, our members depend on Sears to provide the latest technology in lawn care. This year, Sears Holdings (SHLD) is introducing new Craftsman lawn and garden products that will exclusively be found at Sears and on sears.com. The most exciting new product launch is the re-introduction of Craftsman Pro lawn equipment. These machines embody the very best of Craftsman with rugged designs and ground breaking performance, including the tightest turning radius of any riding mower in the market, best-in-class cutting performance, state of the art Kohler engines and reinforced cutting decks. Craftsman Pro is made to perform, made to last and made in America!
We’ve launched Craftsman Pro in four new riding mowers starting at $1,999.99 available now and qualifying for extended financing through the Memorial Day weekend!
Our members trust the Craftsman brand to provide best-in-class products for all lawn care needs and enjoy the convenience of their local Kmart store to get everything for the garden. We look forward to kicking off summer this Memorial Day weekend with you!
For a limited time, Military Service men and women are eligible for a double discount: 40 percent off regular priced tools or an extra 10 percent off promotional priced tools for military personnel. Also, between Memorial Day and July 4, we will help veterans by donating 10 percent of Craftsman hand tools and tool storage sales, up to $250,000, to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
Dean Schwartz is the VP of Tools and Lawn & Garden for Sears and Kmart