• Next Day Shipping Wars: Walmart launches free one-day in Phoenix, Las Vegas

    After Amazon announced a push into next-day shipping for all Prime customers last month, Walmart has responded by announcing free one-day shipping on select products (orders over $35) for two major cities in the United States. Specifically,...

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  • 5 Best / 5 Worst Products to Find on Sale at Walmart

    Looking for the best deals before your next trip to the store with all those folks in blue vests? We’ve identified some of the best products that you can find on sale at Walmart as well as some...

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    Top 10 Walmart Black Friday Deals for 2018

    The 2018 Walmart Black Friday ad is out and we’ve picked out our top ten deals from the ad. You can see the full ad here as well as more picks beyond our top ten by clicking here. Similar...

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    Walmart eyes virtual reality online shopping in two new patents

    For all the people that are depressed they have to do their online shopping on a boring ole website, Walmart is looking into creating a virtual reality Walmart in which customers can presumably wander and shop. According...

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  • Walmart wants you to pay $50 a month for a shopping by text service

    Launching under the Jet brand, Walmart is trying out a personal shopper service that you text whenever you want to make a purchase rather than use an online site. Called JetBlack, the service costs $50-a-month for access. When...

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    Can’t find something at Walmart? Maybe ask a drone?

    Earlier this week, Walmart filed a number of new patents. One of the most interesting patents is an in-store drone system that answers questions about pricing as well as offers navigation instructions. For example, someone that needs...

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    Walmart wants to stock your fridge while you aren’t home

    Launching a pilot program in Silicon Valley this week, Walmart is testing out a service that would send employees into homes to restock the fridge, even if the customer isn’t home. This is specifically for homes with...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Google & Walmart team up on voice ordering to take on Amazon’s Alexa

    Starting in September, Walmart customers will be able to use Google Home devices to place orders using only their voice; quite similar to Amazon’s Alexa via Echo devices. In order to accomplish this, the nationwide retailer will make their products available...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Walmart to add giant online order Pickup Towers to 80 more stores

    Rolled out during 2016 as a trial run in Bentonville, Arkansas, Walmart is building online order Pickup Towers in 80 more stores this year. Currently installed in 20 stores around the United States, the towers completely automate the...

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    Amazon reduces free shipping minimum again, down to $25

    For the second time this year, Amazon has reduced the free shipping minimum on for orders of products shipped from an Amazon warehouse. Previously dropping from $49 to $35 during February 2017, Amazon has dropped the free...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Walmart’s new pickup discount will pay you for your time

    Launching on April 19, Walmart will start offering a new program via Walmart.com called the Pickup Discount. Starting on 10,000 items at first, customers will receive a small discount on items that are shipped to a store for...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Amazon drops free shipping minimum back to $35

    Roughly one year after raising the free shipping minimum to $49, Amazon has reversed course and lowered the threshold back down to the original amount at $35. This is the first time that Amazon has lowered the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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