BRISBANE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is announcing more big holiday savings today with free shipping to home on nearly 60,000 holiday items(1) – with no minimum purchase requirement or subscription fees – now through December 20 at Walmart.com. This special free shipping offer, exclusive to the holiday season, includes all electronics(2), plus thousands of select video games, toys, home appliances, furniture, jewelry, baby items and more.
“Customers are doing all they can to save money this holiday, so we’re excited to offer free shipping to home, with no minimum purchase requirement as an early Christmas present to them,” said Steve Nave, senior vice president and general manager of Walmart.com. “This limited-time free shipping to home offer on nearly 60,000 select items, including all electronics, is just one of the ways Walmart.com is helping families save money so they can bring home more for less this holiday season.”
This special free shipping offer for the holiday season complements Walmart’s long-running Site to Store program, which provides customers free shipping to a Walmart store on tens of thousands of online items. Combined, these programs will save Walmart customers approximately $25 million this holiday season(3).
Walmart.com customers have more than a month to take advantage of this special free shipping offer. Some of this season’s hottest gifts available for free shipping to home include:
— All Photo Gifts – starting at $10
— KidKraft 27-Piece Kitchen Play Set – $14.97
— Philips DVD Player – $39
— Sanyo 12MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom – $52
— Sony Handycam 4GB Flash Memory Camcorder with 60x Optical Zoom – $249
— HP Garden Dreams 14.5″ Pavilion Special Edition Laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium – $598
— 46″ Sony Bravia LCD HDTV, 1080p, 120Hz – $898
Eligible items are shipped for free via standard shipping and delivered to customers’ doors within 3-5 business days after the order is processed. Return shipping is also free, or customers can conveniently return online orders to a local Walmart store(4). As an added convenience, Walmart.com will continue to offer competitive values for expedited home delivery. More information is available at http://www.walmart.com.
(1) Offer not valid on automotive tires and Walmart Marketplace items. Shipping surcharges may still apply in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
(2) Offer not valid on iPods and iPads
(3) Walmart internal research
(4) Marketplace items cannot be returned to stores
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), or “Walmart,” serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,400 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine’s 2010 Most Admired Companies survey. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://www.walmartstores.com and on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmartnews. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.