Sears Hometown Store of Hartsville named 2015 National Premier Store
The Sears Hometown Store of Hartsville, has been named a 2015 “Sears Hometown Premier Store” for consistently offering the highest level of customer service, as well as outstanding store performance and quality standards. Located at 107 Westfield Street, the Hartsville store was one of only 208 locations throughout the company’s 912-unit system to receive this national recognition this past quarter. “We strive to serve our community with the highest-level of customer service, so this recognition speaks volumes to the hard work and dedication of each and every one of our employees,” said Dean Lee, owner and operator of the Sears Hometown Store in Hartsville.
“To be honored as a Premier Store is a direct reflection of their tenacity as well as the support of our community. We couldn’t have earned this achievement without either and want to thank our customers for their continued patronage.” Only 23 percent of Sears Hometown Stores receive this prestigious award. As part of this honor, each Premier Store will be given the opportunity to participate in special events along with other Premier Stores throughout the year.
“Dean and his employees set a prime example for all other stores in our system to follow,” said Will Powell, Senior Vice President/COO of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS), which operates Sears Hometown Stores. “Naming the Sears Hometown Store of Hartsville as a Premier Store is a testament to their strong commitment in serving their local community above and beyond what is typically expected.”
Sears Hometown Stores are a unique retailing concept; they combine the value, selection and services associated with larger retail stores but are owned and operated by a member of the local community. Each location provides exceptional customer service along with a wide assortment of appliances, tools, electronics, fitness equipment as well as lawn and garden merchandise. In addition, Sears Hometown Store associates can order customers any product from the entire merchandise selection offered by Sears Holdings Corporation, including apparel, footwear, jewelry and much more.
This unique format allows customers in small communities to have access to the great products and brands usually found only in Sears stores. To learn more about Sears Hometown Stores, visit www.searshometownstores.com. About Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools and hardware.
As of January 31, 2015, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its dealers and franchisees operated 1,260 stores across all 50 states as well as in Puerto Rico and Bermuda. In addition to merchandise, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. provide consumers with access to a full suite of services, including home delivery, installation and extended service contracts.
Operating through two segments—the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment—Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer franchise and dealership opportunities focused on selling, as applicable, top brand home appliances, hardware, tools, lawn and garden equipment and outlet merchandise. For more information about Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc., visit www.shos.com. To learn about the opportunity to own and operate a store format, visit www.ownasearsstore. com.