|Sears Brings the Phenomenon of the Antiques Roadshow(TM)|
|Collection by Pulaski Furniture tour to the Sears Saskatoon Home Store
SASKATOON, Jun 10, 2005 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Sears Saskatoon Home will be holding the Antiques Roadshow(TM) Furniture Collection by Pulaski event. The line is inspired by real antiques featured on the popular Emmy-nominated PBS(R) series, Antiques Roadshow(TM).
The event will be held at the Sears Saskatoon Home store, 102, 810 Circle Dr E, on Saturday, June 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to view pieces of the collection, participate in work-shops, as well as experience the thrill of the Antiques Roadshow(TM) series with free appraisals of jewellery, collectibles and more to uncover their own potential treasures.
Jim Kelly, Executive Vice President of the Pulaski Furniture Corporation says this special event is something you do not want to miss. "The collection is extraordinary," says Kelly. "It's authentic furniture based on real antiques, real people and real stories about home furnishings. These are tomorrow's heirlooms, today."
The Antiques Roadshow(TM) Collection offers antique adaptation bedroom and dining room sets, curios and other eclectic accents which come with their own special hangtag, featuring a photograph and history of the original antique from which it was inspired. Highlights at the Sears Saskatoon Home store include the Carlton Manor Bedroom set, Dining Room set and Occasional furnishings pieces, all inspired from 18th Century Britain emphasizing sharp vertical carvings with an architectural feel along with generous scaling and functionality for today's lifestyle.
Don Gerow, Store Manager, Sears Saskatoon Home is excited about having the event come to the store. "The collection is part of one of the hottest trends happening in home design and furnishings. It gives customers the opportunity to view pieces of the collection and a chance to furnish their homes with the latest pieces that have both value and meaning."
The Antiques Roadshow(TM) television series features ordinary people who bring everything from family heirlooms to items they have picked up at tag sales on the show to be appraised, hoping their item has some historic or monetary value. The show is the most-watched primetime series on PBS(R), with nine million viewers every week.
Pulaski is one of the leading furniture manufacturers in the United States producing high quality furnishings for the home, and its Antiques Roadshow(TM) Collection is available at the Sears Saskatoon Home store.
For more information on this event, please call Sears Saskatoon Home store at 306-955-8530.
Antiques Roadshow(TM) is a trademark of the BBC and is produced for PBS(R) by WBGH/Boston. Produced under license from BBC Worldwide. Your purchase helps support public television.
Sears Canada, the retailer with the most extensive multi-channel network in the country, began serving customers in 1953. The Company has 41,000 associates and, in an independent consumer survey, ranks high in customer service, trust, respect, and quality products and services. There is a Sears location within a 10-minute drive of 93% of Canadians, and Sears is dedicated to providing them with quality merchandise and exceptional service coast to coast through its 122 full-line department stores, 219 off-mall stores, 64 home improvement showrooms, over 2,200 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 113 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.
Katarina Kristanic, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4424,