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Sears® Announces New Agreement With Jackson Hewitt Tax Service®

Friday, September 28, 2012

Sears® Announces New Agreement With Jackson Hewitt Tax Service®16:26 EDT Friday, September 28, 2012HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears is excited to announce a new agreement with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® to provide professional tax services in the majority of Sears locations nationwide.  The agreement will enable tax preparation services both in-store and online, making the tax season easier than ever for Sears customers and ShopYourWay members. "Sears continues to look for opportunities to put the customer at the center of everything we do  and we are pleased to extend our Sears Tax Services with today's agreement with Jackson Hewitt", stated Dave Schuvie vice president, licensed business and specialty income, Sears Holdings. "This new agreement will offer professional tax services in Sears stores nationwide and deliver added an benefit to the millions of ShopYourWay members."Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® is an industry leader providing full-service individual federal and state income tax return preparation through approximately 6,600 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States.Sears customers will be able to engage with Jackson Hewitt tax preparers starting in January 2013.  About Sears, Roebuck and Co.Sears, Roebuck and Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services and  is part of ShopYourWay, a social shopping experience where members have the ability to earn points and receive benefits across a wide variety of physical and digital formats through ShopYourWay.com.  Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,000 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 810 Full-line and more than 1,270 specialty stores in the U.S.   Sears, Roebuck also offers a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com, and specialty catalogs. Sears, Roebuck offers consumers leading proprietary brands including Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard and Lands' End -- among the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S.  The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 11 million service calls made annually. For more information, visit the Sears, Roebuck website at www.sears.com or the Sears Holdings Corporation website at www.searsholdings.com.MEDIA CONTACTS: Shannelle Armstrong-Fowler Sears Holdings Corporation (847) 286-0715shannelle.armstrong@searshc.comSOURCE Sears Holdings Corporation