Sears Opening First Appliance-focused Store On May 19

Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday that it will open a smaller-sized appliance-focused store in Ft. Collins, Colo. on May 19. There are additional stores planned, according to Sears, but location and timing are not yet being provided. The 10,000-square-foot store will feature a 122-inch digital display to show how a kitchen will look with new appliance purchases at full scale, tablets to aid customers in their shopping and a variety of shipping and pick-up options. Sears shares are down 4.9% in Thursday trading, and down 71.4% for the past year. The S&P 500 is down 1.7% for the last 12 months.

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