At a time when Americans are looking for ways to cut home expenses more than ever, Sears, the nation's leading appliance retailer, announced several Memorial Day specials, including 30% or more discounts on certain top-performing Kenmore® refrigerators and savings of more than $1000 on two high-efficiency Kenmore Elite® laundry pairs.
On sale May 24 through May 26: Kenmore 25 cu. ft. Ice and Water French Door Refrigerator (White or Black, model #78509) Model #78502 Regular Price $2299.99 Sale Price $1499.99 Save $800 5,000 units available nationwide - approximately 2 per store. Also available in stainless steel, model #78503 Regular Price $2599.99 Sale Price $1799.99 Save $800 A 23 cu. ft. version (33 in wide) also available for the same price as the 25 cu ft. On sale May 24 through May 26: Kenmore Elite HE5t Steam 4.0 cu. ft. I.E.C. capacity washer in Barolo Red Model #47798 Regular Price $1599.99 Sale Price $1359.99 Kenmore Elite HE5t Steam 7.5 cu. ft. capacity dryer in Barolo Red Model #87729 Regular Price $1499.99 Sale Price $1274.99 Save $1100 when you buy the pair. Final price on the pair: $1999.98 Kenmore Elite HE3t steam 4.0 cu. ft. I.E.C. capacity high-efficiency washer and HE3 7.2 cu. ft. capacity dryer in Twilight Blue Model #46747 and #86747 Regular Price $1399.99 each Sale Price $1189.99 each Save $1000 on the pair. Final price on the pair: $1799.98 Gas dryer priced higher. Optional pedestal sold separately. All other models and colors priced higher. 8900 units available nationally - approximately 4 per store. On sale May 22 through May 26: Kenmore 4.0 cu. ft. I.E.C. capacity top-load washer in white Model #29822/32 Regular Price $609.99 Sale Price: $518.49 Kenmore 7.5 cu. ft. capacity dryer in white Model #69822/32 Regular Price $599.99 Sale Price $509.99 Final Price on the Pair: $799.98
"We understand that many Americans are under increased pressure to balance their home budgets, especially in these tough economic times, and may have been putting off a purchase of a major appliance," said Kevin Brown, vice president and Chief Marketing Officer for home appliances at Sears. "The Sears Blue Appliance Crew is there for today's American family from helping make the right appliance choice from all the top brands to getting the best deal guaranteed by using the Sears appliance research center for real-time competitive price checks and searching for additional Energy-Star rebates."
The specials are available for a limited number of Kenmore refrigerators and Kenmore laundry products. For more information, visit www.sears.com.
About Sears Home Appliances
Sears is the nation's leading appliance retailer with the largest selection - over 3600 models. Only Sears sells the top 8 brands, including Kenmore, the nation's leading appliance brand. Sears always beats the competition's price, guaranteed, up to 30 days. Sears offers worry-free 1-year service, guaranteed and free help and support on all brands serviced by Sears 24/7 by phone. Sears provides next day delivery on over 1600 models - that's five times more than any national competitor. In March 2009, Sears launched the online ENERGY STAR Rebate Center - a program to help educate Americans about the millions of dollars in rebates that are available for ENERGY STAR-rated products and make it faster to receive these rebates. Sears has demonstrated its commitment to increasing America's energy efficiency through its actions over more than 10 years. Sears sells more ENERGY STAR-rated appliances than any other retailer. In fact, in 2008, Sears was the first retailer to sell more than 3.1 million ENERGY STAR-qualified appliances from the nation's top brands, including Kenmore, the nation's leading appliance brand. In 2008 alone, Kenmore ENERGY STAR-rated appliances helped save America nearly 700 million Kilowatt hours, over four billion gallons of water, and over $100 million dollars.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's fourth largest broadline retailer with approximately 3,800 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. We are the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 12 million service calls made annually. Sears Holdings Corporation operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at http://www.searsholdings.com/.
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