SOURCE: VenJuvo

October 21, 2008 07:00 ET

Sears and VenJuvo.com Launch Trade4Credit Online Program Giving Customers Store Credit for Unwanted Electronics

Program to Offer Sears Gift Cards in Exchange for Used Electronics Including First Generation Apple® iPhones™, Digital Cameras, MP3 Players and More!

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - VenJuvo™, a company that specializes in trade-in services for consumer electronics, announced today it has joined forces with retail chain Sears to offer its Trade4Credit™ program to Sears.com shoppers. The Trade4Credit program provides an easy and secure way for customers to earn Sears store credit in exchange for trading in pre-owned electronics that are determined to still hold value.

VenJuvo's Trade4Credit program accepts a wide variety of unwanted electronics including first generation Apple® iPhones™, digital cameras, digital camcorders, MP3 players, GPS systems, and gaming systems.

"Whether you want to upgrade or just cash in on your unwanted electronics the Trade4Credit program will now offer Sears customers a hassle free way to turn their gadgets into purchasing power," stated Derek Harp, CEO of VenJuvo. "In addition, the Trade4Credit program offers participants free recycling and free shipping!"

"At Sears we're always looking for ways to help our customers maximize their spending dollars," stated Jonathan Magasanik, Vice President/General Merchandising Manager of Home Electronics for Sears Holdings. "The Trade4Credit program does just that by providing our customers with an easy way to transform their used electronics into store credit they can use to buy the Sears products they've really been wanting."

The VenJuvo Trade4Credit program can be accessed completely online. Not every used electronic item will hold value, however trade-in values can reach as high as several hundred dollars.

Step 1: Log onto www.sears.trade4credit.com and select your item

Step 2: Enter the specific details of your electronic item (memory, condition, accessory details) to calculate the item's estimated trade-in value

Step 3: Print out the prepaid mailing label, package the electronic item and mail it to VenJuvo

Step 4: VenJuvo validates the electronic item and its value upon receipt

Step 5: If validated, you will collect your Sears gift card. A gift card will be issued within three business days from receipt of the item.

For more information about the VenJuvo and Sears Trade4Credit program, visit www.sears.trade4credit.com.

For more information about VenJuvo, please visit www.venjuvo.com

About Sears

About Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Sears, Roebuck and Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,400 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes approximately 926 full-line and 1,100 specialty stores in the U.S. Sears, Roebuck also offers a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com, and specialty catalogs. Sears, Roebuck offers consumers leading proprietary brands including Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard and Lands' End -- among the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S. The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 13 million service calls made annually. For more information, visit the Sears, Roebuck website at www.sears.com or the Sears Holdings Corporation website at www.searsholdings.com.

About VenJuvo™, Inc.

VenJuvo, Inc. provides technology and services that enable retailers and manufacturers to offer consumers the ability to convert pre-owned items into new purchases or store credit -- making it possible for consumers to easily extract the hidden value from high-cost electronics.

VenJuvo and Trade4Credit™ are trademarks of VenJuvo, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • VenJuvo Media Contact:
    Abby Oliva
    Reverb Communications
    abby@reverbinc.com
    209.586.1495 x 106