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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and Kmart to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

/EIN News/ -- What:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square along with Kmart, a mass merchandising company and subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:SHLD). Since 2006, Kmart has raised more than $105 million for St. Jude kids, more than any company in the history of St. Jude. This visit will highlight Kmart's continued efforts to meet incredible goals this holiday season – continuing to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign.

In honor of the occasion, David George, VP/GM Retail Services and Rick Trksak, DGM for NYC from Kmart will ring the Opening Bell alongside Steele Ford, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at St. Jude and St. Jude patients.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Monday, November 27, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET           

St. Jude Media Contact:
Hillary Karsten
(212) 843-9313
hkarsten@rubenstein.com

Kmart Media Contact:
Larry Costello
Sears Holdings
(847) 286-9036
Larry.Costello@searshc.com

Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

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Webcast:
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About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude has the world's best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since we opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won't stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries we make, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing and food - because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org or following St. Jude on facebook.com/stjude and twitter.com/stjude.

About Kmart:
Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), is a mass merchandising company and part of Shop Your Way, a social shopping experience where members have the ability to earn points and receive benefits across a wide variety of physical and digital formats through shopyourway.com. Kmart offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands that include Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Smart Sense. For more information, visit the company's website at kmart.com | Sears Holdings Corporation website at www.searsholdings.com | Facebook: facebook.com/kmart | Twitter: twitter.com/kmart | Instagram: Instagram.com/kmart

About Sears Holdings Corporation:
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences to serve our members - wherever, whenever and however they want to shop. Sears Holdings is home to Shop Your Way®, a social shopping platform offering members rewards for shopping at Sears and Kmart as well as with other retail partners across categories important to them. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, with full-line and specialty retail stores across the United States. For more information, visit www.searsholdings.com

About Nasdaq:
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $12 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com   

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