Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced that Kmart and Sears have stopped selling ReNu with MoistureLoc brand products at their Kmart, Sears Essentials and Sears Grand stores and have removed the following products from their shelves:
-- ReNu MoistureLoc, 4 oz. -- ReNu MoistureLoc, 12 oz. -- ReNu MoistureLoc 2x12 oz. -- ReNu Convenience Pack
"We felt this was the appropriate step to take for our customers, while we await the outcome of the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention investigation into reports of a rare fungal eye infection linked to contact lenses," said Peter Whitsett, Sears Holdings merchandise officer for general merchandise. "We want our customers to know that our Kmart, Sears Essentials and Sears Grand stores will continue to offer an assortment of other brands of eye care products in order to meet their needs."
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's third largest broadline retailer, with approximately $55 billion in annual revenues, and with approximately 3,900 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, home electronics and automotive repair and maintenance. 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 Martha Stewart Everyday products, which are offered exclusively in the U.S. by Kmart and in Canada by Sears Canada. The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 13 million service calls made annually. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at http://www.searsholdings.com/ .
SOURCE: Sears Holdings Corporation
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