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Well Sears and Kmart announcing new holiday plans to drive store traffic and sales.
-- -- is executive vice president chief merchandising officer and the president of Sears and Kmart Sears Holdings owns.
Both stores but it's great to see -- -- -- where you're always gracious enough to come on up box businesses the CEO of -- done.
It turned that company around when he planning -- Well we're really excited series but a couple of things obviously.
The biggest thing going on is our shop QE.
Rewards program -- -- we've been building out the infrastructure to to provide.
Truly enhance value to our customers and end.
And in reward them for purchases and that the American -- him.
You worry it would Sears and Kmart there's -- -- cannibalization of customers between the -- you've got such to just that distinct American.
Names in retail -- -- we all grew up with both of these names that we like -- you.
We don't really worry about that we're really focused on optimizing the member experience and in both formats we do they are distinctively.
Different brands and in marketed differently.
You know -- is obviously extremely strong with its power brands -- -- -- and craftsman.
And diehard and on the apparel side of things like cash -- actually and then.
In on the Kmart side you know really is about the giving -- strong value our customers.
You know you know.
Fashion within with a -- things like bongo -- are big on the Kmart side and then of course the value programs like -- where huge American market.
Which is it that goes for about -- let me ask you this not both.
What distraught as the both names have had -- -- of the last second was the condition of the stores whether it was in.
Malls across the country that we're deteriorating in -- that was affecting Sears as well.
That's been happening as well with Kmart I mean -- -- is that something -- you you can do yourself reinvesting and to be putting some money.
And investment the investment at its Sears Holdings in both brands has really been about.
Building out the shopping system of the future customers in the future are more and more shopping on the phone.
Online in in store.
They want an integrated experience in -- in -- significant investments and -- one of the most exciting things about both brands as the infrastructure that we built out.
Communicate to our customers about what they want when want where they want a great example of that is you can buy.
From the -- website.
An item at launch.
On the way home in five minutes pick up -- -- drive through that kind of integrated experience the kind of multi channel experience not a great example is.
Going into this your store looking -- refrigerator.
And looking -- and on the iPad and shops -- happen.
Yeah I get it the the offer email your home for -- your husband and -- from home.
Quit before regular ago a lot of big name companies announcing hiring plans for the holidays are going to be hiring and how we are absolutely hiring up for the holidays we also are seeing an increase productivity because of the technology investments we're making and things -- stocks up 80% -- to -- -- -- -- -- far right -- -- congratulations again on and have great to have you back on Fox Business thanks come -- and time.
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