BENTONVILLE, ARK., (October 3, 2011) – Sam’s Club welcomes families and small businesses to take advantage of a holiday season full of savings and solutions by purchasing a 15-week membership for $15*. The seasonal membership is available for purchase during regular club hours for a limited time between October 4 and 10, and extends to new Advantage and Business members. Annual membership fees regularly start at $35 for Business and $40 for Advantage members.
The $15 for 15-week membership simplifies the holiday season for families and businesses who can shop early and often at an extraordinary value in-club and at SamsClub.com.
“We always try to simplify every season for our members because we believe every day is an occasion and opportunity to celebrate,” said Sharon Van Roo, vice president of seasonal merchandise for Sam’s Club. “This holiday season at Sam’s Club has extra sparkle and our seasonal merchandise will help members simplify every aspect of planning, whether it’s tree trimming, decorating, gifting or meal planning. By providing holiday merchandise early, members can spread out their holiday shopping so they can buy the tree now and budget for gifts and entertaining needs in the coming weeks.”
Members will find seasonal solutions for the holidays with currently available merchandise in-club and at SamsClub.com, including Harvest Wreaths, holiday cards, a selection of designer ribbon and LED lights, seasonal chocolates and premium gift baskets from Godiva and Harry & David. Sam’s Club offers six designer looks for holiday decor, including “Kaleidoscope” and “Cozy Christmas,” specially packaged with color-schemed ribbons and shatterproof ornaments to bring stylish flair to homes and businesses in a few simple steps.
For those seeking greater holiday inspiration before heading to the club, Sam’s Club simplifies planning with easy to follow, step-by-step decorating guides now available at SamsClub.com/holidaydecorating, featuring dynamic how-to instructions and videos on:
· Assembling a tree
· Trimming a tree
· Getting inspired with six designer looks for home or business
· Tablescapes and settings; and
· Wrapping presents
Through October, Sam’s Club will unveil a wide array of quality seasonal items at an extraordinary value, including simply delicious food and baking solutions for holiday entertaining and a selection of 7-, 9- and 12-foot artificial trees. SamsClub.com also features exclusive online availability of cutting-edge decoration ideas, including a 7’ prelit Corner Tree, 7.5’ prelit Upside Down Christmas Tree and “Whimsical” prelit, 3-piece tree sets in gold, green and black.
Gift ideas to excite the season at Sam’s Club include the latest trends in electronics, video games, jewelry and premium brand clothing, kitchen appliances, toys and multi-pack gifts that can be broken up and given to multiple recipients on your list. For more news on Sam’s Club holiday gifting, entertaining, hours and information, inquire at SamsClub.com/newsroom.
* The 15 for $15 membership offer is limited to current non-Members who purchase a new Membership on the days of the offer only. You must be over the age 18 to purchase a Membership, and Membership is subject to qualifications. See full terms and conditions at the Member Services Desk. This offer may not be combined with any other offer or promotion, and you must join between October 4 - October 10 only. Walmart and Sam’s Club Associates are not eligible for this offer.
About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 30 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook.