Sears Price Match guarantees lowest prices on Boxing Day

Most stores open at 6:00 a.m.

Sears.ca starts Boxing Week on Christmas Day

TORONTO, Dec. 23 /CNW/ - Sears Canada (TSX: SCC) is making it easier for Canadians to save time and money on Boxing Day by matching prices on the most popular post-Christmas categories in the store. This includes home electronics, small and major appliances, decorations, hardware, home décor, furniture and mattresses, apparel and fashion accessories. Sears is already promoting huge price reductions and "Can't be Beat" low prices in its special full-size 24-page flyer being distributed to households across Canada. However, if a retail competitor in Canada happens to advertise an item available in store and not limited in time or quantity, Sears will match the price. A few exceptions apply and details are in store.

"Boxing Day is the most anticipated shopping day of the year in Canada," said Dene Rogers, President and CEO, Sears Canada Inc. "This year, Sears has the deals that Canadians are seeking, including three full pages of televisions, home theatre and electronics, four full pages of major appliances, ten pages of fashions, home fashions and accessories and several limited-quantity and one-day-only specials from across the store. With Sears price-match policy, Canadians can do all their shopping in one convenient location, saving time and money. In addition, most Sears locations across Canada will be opening their doors at 6 a.m. to ensure that customers get the most out of their Boxing Day experience."

Here are some examples of Home Electronics on sale for Boxing Day:

    
    Save $500 Sony 1000W Blu-ray home theatre
    system No.BDVE870                          $399.99, Reg. 899.99

    Save $500 Sharp 40-inch LED HDTV
    No.LC40LE81OUN                             $1099.99, Reg. 1599.99

    Toshiba 40-inch LCD full HDTV,
    No.40E200U, "Can't Be Beat" Price:         $479.88

    Sony 32-inch LCD HDTV, No.KDL32BX300,
    "Can't Be Beat" Price:                     $349.88

    Save $100 Canon Rebel XS 18-55 mm          $479.99, Reg. 579.99

    Panasonic 50-inch Plasma full HDTV,
    No.TCP5052, "Can't Be Beat" Price:         $899.88

    Samsung 40-inch LCD full HDTV
    No.LN40C530, "Can't Be Beat" Price:        $549.88

    Save $200 Sony 40-inch LCD full HDTV
    No.KDL40EX500, "Can't Be Beat" Price:      $649.88

    Samsung 32-inch LCD HDTV No.LN32C350,
    "Can't Be Beat" Price:                     $349.88

    Sony Blu-ray Disc player No.BDPS370        $98.88
    

Apparel for Everyone

On Sunday, December 26, for one day only, almost all women's and men's regular priced apparel will be on sale for half-price, including new arrivals. For two-days only, beginning December 26, Sears customers can save 60 % on almost all women's, men's and kids' regular priced boots, men's and women's slippers, and most regular priced gold jewellery.

Customers who use their Sears Credit Cards can receive an extra 50% off on the Sears originally ticketed prices of clearance-priced men's, women's and kids' fashions, outerwear, intimate apparel, accessories and footwear for a total savings up to 85%.

Nationwide Savings on Appliances

    
    Save $500 Kenmore self-clean true
    convection range:                          $699.99, Reg. 1199.99

    Save $1000 Kenmore Front-Load laundry
    pair No./40277/80277                       $999.98, Reg. 1999.98

    Save $440 Kenmore Top-Load laundry team:   $479.98, Reg. 919.98

    Save $200 Kenmore 24-inch electronic
    dishwasher:                                $299.99, Reg. 499.99

    Save $700 LG 20 cu. ft. fridge with
    freezer:                                   $999.99, Reg. 1699.99

    Save $400 Samsung stainless steel
    convection range:                          $999.99, Reg. 1399.99

    Save $150 Whirlpool built-in tall tub
    dishwasher:                                $399.99, Reg. 549.99
    

Across the Store:

Sears Boxing Day sale also includes these items for the home:

    
    Save 70% Whole Home Egyptian cotton comforter set, sheet sets, duvet,
    pillows, blanket and towels

    Save 60% Original ticketed prices of Christmas trees, lights, décor,
    cards and gift wrap

    Save $400 Kenmore Elite 10-piece cookware
    set No.13872                               $199.99, Reg. 599.99

    Save $1300 NordicTrack treadmill           $699.99, Reg. 1999.99

    Save $1400 Sealy Posturepedic sleep set    $999.98, Reg. 2399.98

    Save $100 Craftsman 1/2-hp garage
    door opener                                $129.99, Reg. 229.99
    

Most stores across Canada will be open at 6 a.m., and Sears encourages its customers to check with their local store prior to Christmas to be sure. Please note the following: Brantford opens December 26 at 9:00 a.m., Hull opens December 26 at 10:00 a.m. and Sears remaining markets in Quebec open at 1:00 p.m. On Monday, December 27 Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and stores in Atlantic Canada (except Fredericton and Bathurst) open at 6:00 a.m., Bathurst opens at 7:00 a.m. and Fredericton opens at 8:00 a.m.

Stores not open on December 26th will participate in the December 26th-only specials mentioned above on the following day.

    
    Shop Online Christmas Day
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Sears customers who wish to get a head start and avoid the crowds can shop online at www.sears.ca beginning Christmas Day. Between 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time on December 25th, the website will change over from pre-Christmas gift ideas to Boxing Week specials. Here is a sample of what can be found online:

    
    Sony 46-inch LCD full HDTV No.5760722,
    "Can't Be Beat" Price:                     $799.88

    Save $950 on NordicTrack(R) E7.3
    3-in-1 Elliptical Crosstrainer:            $549.99, Reg. 1,499.99

    Save 50% off Fenway leather-look sofa:     $499.99, Reg. 999.99

    Save 50% off Northwest Territory
    Queen Size Airbed with Battery Pump:       $24.99, Reg. 49.99

    Save $450 Kenmore 18.5 cu. ft. fridge
    with freezer:                              $899.99, Reg. 1,349.99

    Save $250 Samsung 24-inch dishwasher:      $699.99. Reg. 949.99

    Save up to 55% off Selected Footwear

    Save up to 60% off Selected Luggage Sets
    

Customers looking for up-to-the minute Boxing Week deals can follow Sears on twitter at www.twitter.com/searsca.

Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 196 corporate stores, 260 hometown dealer stores, 33 home improvement showrooms, over 1,800 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 108 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 www.sears.ca.

SOURCE Sears Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Eliana Cugini, Sears Canada, Corporate Communications, 416-662-2245, ecugini@sears.ca


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