Kmart Corporation (NYSE: KM) today announced that busy shoppers will be able to complete their holiday shopping in record time this year at its more than 2,100 Kmart and Kmart SuperCenter stores across the country. Kmart stores will be open Thanksgiving Day 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Beginning Friday, Nov. 23, Kmart stores will open at 5 a.m. and will remain open for 66 hours straight, closing Sunday, Nov. 25 at 11 p.m.*
The extraordinary savings begin on Thanksgiving Day, when customers can find special prices on products like:
* An APEX DVD/CD MP3 Disc Player for $69.98 (while quantities last) * A Tronics 19" Stereo TV for $79.86 (while quantities last) * 20 percent off all regularly-priced music * 70 percent off all fine and precious jewelry * 20 percent off all seasonal holiday merchandise
In addition to those special Thanksgiving Day buys, a three-day holiday weekend sale kicks off on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Saturday, Nov. 24. Highlights of this sale include:
* 40 percent off all boxed gift sets and accessories * 40 percent off men's and ladies leather jackets * Extraordinary deals on electronics and game systems
Customers can also take advantage of special buys on Friday, Nov. 23 from 5-11 a.m. All of these special sale prices provide unprecedented deals for customers who want to complete all of their holiday shopping in one weekend.
"We hope our extended hours will allow customers to balance time with their families this holiday season while taking advantage of the opportunity to save on holiday gifts," said Chuck Conaway, Kmart Chairman and CEO. "By staying open during the busiest shopping weekend of the year, we hope our customers will find all the gifts they need at Kmart, at great low prices."
Beginning Sunday, Nov. 25, sale prices in the weekly circular take effect, continuing the savings on products throughout the stores.
Kmart Corporation is a near-$40 billion company that serves all 50 states, the Caribbean Islands and Asia Pacific with more than 2,100 Kmart and Kmart SuperCenter retail outlets. Kmart gives back to the communities it serves through Leaders in Learning, an aggressive corporate giving and community outreach initiative focused on supporting diverse education programs and promoting lifelong learning. Kmart associates also provide their most valuable resource -- time -- every day in their local communities. More information about Kmart is available at the company's e-commerce shopping site http://www.bluelight.com/ under the "About Kmart" section.
* not applicable in communities where local laws prohibit businesses from staying open on holidays and/or Sundays.
SOURCE: Kmart Corporation
Contact: Kmart Corporate Media Relations, +1-248-463-1021