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Bedford Sears Hometown Store To Stay Open
Updated April 1, 2016 6:48 AM | Filed under: Business
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(BEDFORD) - In the wake of Sears of Bloomington, Indiana announcing its upcoming closure, the Sears Hometown Store is filling the gap and ensuring that local residents still have access to Sears merchandise they need.

Sears customers can use their Sears Credit Card and redeem Shop Your Way Rewards (SYWR) points (except Surprise or Bonus coupon points), earned at Sears, at any Sears Hometown Store. In addition, most products sold on can be purchased at Sears Hometown Stores using the "Store 2 Home" function at in-store kiosks, and most items from will ship for free (see return details on any returns).

"We want to assure our customers that we're here to stay, and we're going to continue providing the Bedford and Bloomington community with the same great products, exceptional customer service and wonderful store experience they have come to expect from us," said Gary Smart, the local owner of Sears Hometown Store in Bedford.

The local retailer, which provides customers with access to a full suite of merchandise and services, is the only place in town where customers can find an incredible selection of the top appliance brands such as Kenmore, Maytag, KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Bosch, Frigidaire, Samsung, LG, and GE, plus a large assortment of lawn and garden equipment, Craftsman tools, fitness equipment, mattresses and more.

"Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores are thriving, and our store is no exception," Gary Smart added. "We look forward to being a valued community partner in Bedford and Bloomington for many years to come."

The Bedford store's number is (812) 279-3501.

The Sears Hometown Store team in Bedford provides customers with professional advice, exceptional service and real time price checks to make sure customers get the guaranteed lowest prices around.

In addition, customers can order products online and pick them up in the store.

The friendly team also assists customers with online orders for products not available in store and many items are available to ship to the customer for free. Additionally, the hometown store offers Sears Nationwide Service and Parts and Installation.

For more information about Sears Hometown Stores, please visit

About Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools and hardware. As of January 30, 2016, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its dealers and franchisees operated 1,160 stores across all 50 states as well as in Puerto Rico and Bermuda. In addition to merchandise, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. provide consumers with access to a full suite of services, including home delivery, installation and extended service contracts.

Operating through two segments--the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment--Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer franchise and dealership opportunities focused on selling, as applicable, top brand home appliances, hardware, tools, lawn and garden equipment and outlet merchandise. For more information about Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc., visit To learn about the opportunity to own and operate a store format, visit

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