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Press release from CNW Group

Media Advisory - Sears Celebrates a "Great Day" with Canadians on December 15th

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Media Advisory - Sears Celebrates a "Great Day" with Canadians on December 15th07:00 EST Tuesday, December 11, 2012Photo/Interview OpportunityTORONTO, Dec. 11, 2012 /CNW/ -As part of its quest to 'make every day a great day' for customers, on Saturday, December 15, Sears is celebrating with the Sears National Great Day, featuring activities and special offers in stores across the country.  Throughout the day, stores will have Holiday music and treats, free gift wrapping, gift card giveaways as well as a chance to win one (1) of five (5) Great Wish prizes. The prizes include: a trip to Mexico courtesy of Sunquest and Sears Travel; 200,000 Sears Club Points worth $2,000; a $2,000 room makeover; a Samsung Home Entertainment Package or a Kenmore Elite Washing Machine and Dryer combo.Calvin McDonald, President and CEO of Sears Canada, will celebrate the spirit of the season at the Sears Yorkdale store in Toronto, Ontario, handing out hot chocolate and candy canes, carrying packages to customers' cars and chatting with associates and customers beginning at 8:00 AM when the store opens.WHAT:Sears National Great Day to celebrate the Holidays and Sears new brand position: 'Make every day a great day' with customers, communities and Sears associatesIn-store festivities and prizing at Sears stores across CanadaWHERE/WHEN:Saturday, December 15, 2012Festivities taking place at Sears stores across Canada, from store opening to closing (times vary by market)President and CEO, Calvin McDonald at Sears Yorkdale at 8:00 AM           Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 195 corporate stores, 269 hometown dealer stores, 8 home services showrooms, over 1,500 catalogue and online merchandise pick-up locations, 102 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at Sears Canada Inc.For further information: Janine Allen, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4097