Although best known for their wide selection of tools, appliances and electronics, Sears can actually be a great place to score deals on all sorts of items! From clothing and shoes to toys and games, Sears has something for everyone and with money-saving tools such as the Shop Your Way program and online outlet shopping, you’re bound to find a few good deals every time you shop!
Shop Your Way Program
If you’re unfamiliar with the Sears Shop Your Way program
, the premise is similar to the loyalty programs that many airlines and credit card companies use. The idea is simple – members accumulate loyalty points by shopping at Sears, Kmart and Lands End that can later be redeemed for merchandise at those stores. For every $1.00 you spend on qualifying purchases, you’ll earn 10 points and when redeeming, 1,000 points is worth $1.00. Although it may not sounds like a lot, these rewards can accumulate quickly – especially when purchasing large items such as appliances. Another great feature to the Shop Your Way program is special pricing that is available to members only. Each week, Sears offers members exclusive deals that have included such items as Dyson Vacuums for $50 below retail and $5 back in points on items such as diamond studs and Craftsman Tools. However, the Shop Your Way benefits don’t just end there! Members also receive perks such as personalized deals, coupons and even the ability to return items without a receipt.
One of the easiest ways to save a few bucks anywhere is to forgo shipping charges by shopping online and picking items up in-store. Unfortunately, there is a limited number of stores that offer this feature but, luckily, Sears is one that does! When adding an item to your cart, Sears gives you the option of shipping the item to your home or choosing to pick it up in a store for free. Once you select the in-store pickup option, Sears makes it even more convenient by not only listing the nearby stores and the date the item is available for pickup, but by listing store information such as maps, hours and store departments.
If you’re looking for a one-stop place to find the best deals, check out Sears’ Deal Center. The Deal Center features hot weekly deals, which can be viewed by department or by brand and often include items such as appliances, tires and toys. In addition to the weekly deals, Sears also offers daily deals that change on a daily basis and feature products that are offered at discounts of 50% off or higher. Other features to the deal center include the ability to view the weekly ad, coupons for Shop Your Way members and email sign-up.
Although many stores have outlet centers that they use to liquidate merchandise, the majority of them are brick-and-mortar only. Fortunately for us, Sears has both physical outlet stores as well as an online one! The Sears Outlet features products such as appliances, tools, lawn and garden products, furniture and mattresses. You’ll often find new, in-box appliances such as refrigerators for as much as 70% off and fitness equipment for 60% or more. If you prefer name-brand products, you’re in luck! The Sears Outlet features brands such as Kenmore, Sony, Maytag, Sealy, KitchenAid and more!