Kmart launches ‘The Ridiculously Awesome Billion Point Giveaway’ during the ‘Big Game’

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — No matter which team fans are rooting for in this year’s ‘Big Game,’ the one thing everyone can cheer for is free Shop Your Way Points® from Kmart. Kmart is launching ‘The Ridiculously Awesome Billion Point Giveaway’ to give members the best win of all. The promotion gives members a chance to earn a share of one billion points if one of five designated ‘ridiculously awesome’ things happen during the ‘Big Game.’

“On television’s biggest night, we knew Kmart also had to go BIG! ‘The Ridiculously Awesome Billion Point Giveaway’ by Kmart is a whole new take on the twists and turns that could happen during a game,” said Kelly Cook, chief marketing officer, Kmart. “We are rooting for one of Kmart’s ridiculously awesome moments to happen so members can win big and shop till they drop!”‘The Ridiculously Awesome Billion Point Giveaway’ will award members with a share of one billion Shop Your Way Points. The number of points that each member receives will be determined by the number of pre-determined moments that occur during the ‘Big Game’ on Sun., Feb. 5. Members should keep their eyes open for Kmart’s ‘Ridiculously Awesome’ pre-determined moments such as:

  • Special teams or defense scores a touchdown
  • A Clydesdale runs in slow motion
  • The halftime entertainment wears a cowboy hat
  • Someone does a touchdown dance
  • A team wins on the last play of the game

Members must be a Shop Your Way member and have the Kmart app to qualify for the promotion. Shop Your Way membership is free and sign-up is available via the Kmart app. The mobile app is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play. For more information visit

Kmart’s first-of-its-kind Virtual Experience Recreational Vehicle (V.E.R.V.) bus has toured the nation, so far making stops along the west coast. Its next stop will be in the Houston-area to celebrate the ‘Big Game’ and give fans around the country a reason to download the Kmart app and cheer on ‘The Ridiculously Awesome Billion Point Giveaway.’

Kmart’s V.E.R.V. bus was designed by world famous, West Coast Customs. Fans can participate in the fun at the Players Tailgate on Sun., Feb. 5. It is outfitted with the latest in technology and design, olfeaturing digital displays, interactive photo booth, shoe customization station, unique product displays and more. Once inside the bus, participants can slip on a virtual reality headset to play hundreds of virtual reality games and experiences like Football VR on Steam, Fruit Ninja and theBlu.

“We were thrilled to partner with Kmart on this one-of-a-kind and technologically-forward build,” said Ryan Friedlinghaus, chief executive officer and founder of West Coast Customs. “V.E.R.V. has all of the elements of a true West Coast Customs build, including the latest virtual reality equipment for a unique user experience. We are excited it is in the Houston area during the championship game.”

To learn more about the Kmart V.E.R.V. bus, visit Make sure to check out the making of Kmart V.E.R.V. bus on Velocity’s “Inside West Coast Customs” on Tues., March 21 at 9 p.m. EST/ 6 p.m. PST.

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. See for terms and conditions.

About Kmart
Kmart is making shopping fun again. The retailer, a subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is bringing back the iconic Bluelight Specials, hosting Freebie Saturdays and in-store family events for its Shop Your Way members and customers. Kmart offers customers thrilling deals and amazing finds on quality products and exclusive brands including Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Smart Sense. Kmart’s V.E.R.V. coast-to-coast mobile tour, will travel nationwide.

About Shop Your Way
Shop Your Way® is a free social shopping destination and rewards program offering millions of products, personalized services, and advice. The program rewards members for buying the products and services they want every day. Through an extensive network, members can shop thousands of top brands and earn points to use on future purchases. Members also have access to special pricing, sales and digital coupons that can be loaded directly into their account.

About West Coast Customs
Founded in 1993 by Ryan Friedlinghaus, West Coast Customs is the premiere vehicle modification shop, internationally recognized for its original designs, beyond your imagination concepts, impeccable quality, cutting-edge technology and unparalleled craftsmanship. Recognized as the game-changing car customization phenomenon that was MTV’s Pimp My Ride, West Coast Customs’ pop culture status and appeal has catapulted worldwide with state-of-the-art West Coast Customs franchises in Dubai, Mexico, Germany, Malaysia, Russia, China and Japan. The West Coast Customs flagship 60,000 square foot facility, is headquartered in Burbank, CA with 12 leading-edge departments offering a range of extraordinary custom services for projects of any size, scope or budget.

Media Contacts:
Hallie Herrmann
Zeno Group for Kmart
312-527-2SHC (2742)

Tricia Perrotti



hhgregg announces Super Sale offering on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances just in time for the Big Game

Fans can throw the ultimate viewing party with up to 40 percent off TVs

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer, announced its Super Sale offering the best deals on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances to help fans throw the ultimate viewing party for the Big Game. Now through February 4, 2017, shoppers can receive up to 40 percent off televisions, up to 25 percent off major appliances and up to 15 percent off all motion seating and recliners. To make new room for new models, all Closeout Items in-store are now available for 50 percent off the lowest ticketed price.

“Now is a great time to buy a new TV,” said Chris Sutton, SVP of Marketing at hhgregg. “Not only are we offering phenomenal deals in-store and online, but the quality and clarity of today’s OLED and 4K TVs will enhance viewing experiences for families and sports fans alike.”

hhgregg is offering fans the hottest deal on 60″ 1080p LED Smart HDTVs, now only $497. Or for an incredible view of the game, customers can now get the 55″ 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TVs for 50 percent off, plus receive an instant $200 in-store gift card. Other top TV and home audio deals include:

  • Free LG 2.1 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer with the purchase of a LG 55″ or 65″ 4K Ultra HD Smart TV
  • Haier 65″ 4K Ultra HDTV for $549.99 (save $450)
  • Haier 75″ 4K Ultra HDTV for $1299.99 (save $1200)
  • Free Klipsch 10″ Subwoofer with purchase of a pair of Klipsch Floorstanding Speakers

To watch the game in ultimate comfort, fans can save an additional 15 percent off all motion seating and recliners, plus take an additional 20 percent off all TV stands and accent cabinets. The modern Langdon Power Recliner can be combined into home theater seating groups and each recliner features one outlet and two USB charging ports hidden in arm storage. Two cup holders and a swivel tray that can attach to either arm will hold fans’ snacks and beverages. Other top furniture deals include:

  • Cheyenne 6-Piece Reclining Sectional for $1699.97 (save $1300 total)
  • Harrison Reclining Collection for $2039.97 (save $1160 total)
  • Arden Power Recliner for $424.99 (save $175 total)
  • Curved Wood Stand for Flat-Panel TVs (Model: CW349) for $239.99 (save $210 total)

Additionally, shoppers can save up to 25 percent off major appliances, plus save up to $600 on select Whirlpool appliances. With a 32 cubic foot Whirlpool Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator, fans have the ultimate capacity to store all of their favorite game day food and beverages. Other top appliance deals include:

  • Maytag Stainless Steel Side-by-Side Refrigerator with water in-door for $949.99 (save $450)
  • GE Café™ Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup® Brewing System for $2969.99 (save $330)
  • Whirlpool Stainless Steel Gas Range for $449.99 (save $250)
  • Maytag Stainless Steel Dishwasher for $499.99 (save $150)

Now through February 4, 2017, shoppers can receive up to 24 months special financing on qualifying home theater and appliance purchases of $797or more, and up to 48 months special financing on qualifying furniture and bedding purchases of $1997 or more, by using their hhgregg credit card. Free delivery is available on appliance purchases $397 and up, furniture purchases $1497 and up, and on TVs 51″ or larger.

To find a store or shop online before the Big Game, visit, and follow hhgregg on Twitter (@hhgregg) or Facebook (

ABOUT hhgregg

Founded in 1955, Indianapolis-based hhgregg is a multi-regional retailer with 220 brick-and-mortar stores in 19 states. hhgregg’s product assortment includes market-leading brands in home appliances, consumer electronics and technology, along with high-quality furniture products for the home. The retailer’s locations and online presence ( give consumers nationwide access to global and local lifestyle and home products. Find hhgregg on Facebook at and on Twitter at @hhgregg.

Chantal Kowalski

Source: hhgregg