Sears Web Site Adds Patio Furniture

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Sears, Roebuck & Co.

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, patio
 furniture and accessories have been added to the popular lawn and garden
 equipment offerings on sears.com, the Sears Web site.
     "Patio furniture already ranks as one of this year's five hottest-selling
 lawn and garden categories on sears.com," said Richard Orr, Sears e-commerce
 merchandise manager for tools and lawn and garden products.  "Other best
 sellers are gas grills, lawn mowers, lawn tractors and riding mowers, and
 accessories for lawn tractors and riding mowers."
     As with all sears.com product categories, consumers easily can research
 online, comparing up to three patio sets side by side.  Enlarged product views
 can be accessed by clicking thumbnail images that accompany the product
 descriptions.
     Sears.com carries patio umbrellas and patio sets ranging from five to
 10 pieces.  Featured brands include Cambridge Hills, Compex, Shae Design and
 Shian.  Also available on the site are umbrella stands, chaise lounges, a
 patio heater and a portable wood fireplace.
     Sears.com features more than 600 lawn and garden tools and pieces of
 equipment covering the major categories including: hand tools, sprinklers,
 hoses, power mowers, riding mowers, lawn tractors, chain saws, blowers,
 trimmers, edgers, tillers, pressure washers, chippers and log splitters.
     In addition to Craftsman, America's best-selling brand of mowers and
 tractors for the past 20 years, sears.com also features popular brands such as
 Toro(R), Yard-Man(R) and Black & Decker(R).  Kenmore(R) and Weber(R) grills
 also are available on sears.com.  (Brand names are the intellectual property
 of their respective owners.)
     Sears, Roebuck and Co. (NYSE:   S) is a leading U.S. retailer of apparel,
 home and automotive products and services, with annual revenue of more than
 $40 billion.  The company serves families throughout the country through
 approximately 860 department stores, approximately 2,100 specialized retail
 locations, and a variety of online offerings accessible through the company's
 Web site, www.sears.com .
 
 

SOURCE Sears, Roebuck & Co.
    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, patio
 furniture and accessories have been added to the popular lawn and garden
 equipment offerings on sears.com, the Sears Web site.
     "Patio furniture already ranks as one of this year's five hottest-selling
 lawn and garden categories on sears.com," said Richard Orr, Sears e-commerce
 merchandise manager for tools and lawn and garden products.  "Other best
 sellers are gas grills, lawn mowers, lawn tractors and riding mowers, and
 accessories for lawn tractors and riding mowers."
     As with all sears.com product categories, consumers easily can research
 online, comparing up to three patio sets side by side.  Enlarged product views
 can be accessed by clicking thumbnail images that accompany the product
 descriptions.
     Sears.com carries patio umbrellas and patio sets ranging from five to
 10 pieces.  Featured brands include Cambridge Hills, Compex, Shae Design and
 Shian.  Also available on the site are umbrella stands, chaise lounges, a
 patio heater and a portable wood fireplace.
     Sears.com features more than 600 lawn and garden tools and pieces of
 equipment covering the major categories including: hand tools, sprinklers,
 hoses, power mowers, riding mowers, lawn tractors, chain saws, blowers,
 trimmers, edgers, tillers, pressure washers, chippers and log splitters.
     In addition to Craftsman, America's best-selling brand of mowers and
 tractors for the past 20 years, sears.com also features popular brands such as
 Toro(R), Yard-Man(R) and Black & Decker(R).  Kenmore(R) and Weber(R) grills
 also are available on sears.com.  (Brand names are the intellectual property
 of their respective owners.)
     Sears, Roebuck and Co. (NYSE:   S) is a leading U.S. retailer of apparel,
 home and automotive products and services, with annual revenue of more than
 $40 billion.  The company serves families throughout the country through
 approximately 860 department stores, approximately 2,100 specialized retail
 locations, and a variety of online offerings accessible through the company's
 Web site, www.sears.com .
 
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