Sears, Roebuck and Co. (NYSE: S) has scheduled its first quarter 2004 earnings conference call at 10:30 a.m. EDT/9:30 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 21.
The conference call will be webcast live over the Internet at http://www.sears.com/investors . From the Investor Relations page, select "Presentations & Audio Archives." The webcast will be archived and available on the company's website at http://www.sears.com/investors , also under "Presentations & Audio Archives."
Software necessary to listen to the webcast (Windows Media or Real Player) can be downloaded from the webcast site. Downloading the software may take up to 22 minutes with a 56K modem.
The company's first quarter earnings release also will be available on sears.com on April 21. From the Investor Relations page, select "Financial News Releases."
Sears, Roebuck and Co. is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. With revenues in 2003 of $41.1 billion, the company offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,300 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the U.S. and Canada, which includes approximately 870 full-line and 1,100 specialty stores in the U.S. Sears also offers a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com, and specialty catalogs. Sears is the only retailer where consumers can find each of the Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard and Lands' End brands together -- among the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S. The company is the largest provider of product repair services with more than 14 million services calls made annually.
SOURCE: Sears, Roebuck and Co.
CONTACT: News Media Contact, Edgar P. McDougal, +1-847-286-9669, or
Investor Contact, Scott A. Bohaboy, +1-847-286-7419, both of Sears, Roebuck