Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has introduced Walmart +, a membership program that allows consumers to receive online discounts as well as in store benefits so customers can save money. The advantage of Walmart + is that Walmart has 4,700 stores across the United States. 2,700 stores are able to offer same-day fast deliveries to people’s homes.
Signing up for Walmart + will also get you discounts on Walmart gas stations which also include Murphy USA and Murphy Express gas stations. Sam’s Club gas stations will be added soon. Membership will be available on September 15th for $98 year or $12.95 a month and you’ll get a 15-day trial to try out the service. Unlimited free delivery is included in the plan and customers can use Scan & Go using the Walmart app while they are shopping in the store to scan their items exit Walmart for touch-free payment experience. Walmart’s free curbside pickup is also available, further enhancing a touchless shopping experience.
Doug McMillon is president and CEO of Walmart Inc. and under Doug’s leadership, Walmart is making life easier for busy families and building trust with customers. It is investing heavily in associate wages, benefits, and education—including a debt-free, dollar-a-day college program and an expanded parental leave policy.
These benefits come in addition to the retailer’s existing customer offerings like Walmart’s free curbside pickup, NextDay delivery and two-day delivery. Walmart will continue to have delivery options with a per-delivery transaction fee so customers can choose the service that’s best for them.
“Life feels more complicated than ever. Walmart+ is designed to make it easier – giving customers an option to not have to sacrifice on cost or convenience,” added Whiteside. “We know shopping should fit customers’ needs, not the other way around. We have always been a champion for the right item at the right price, but now it’s more than that. We have the right shopping solutions at the right time, too.”
Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s CEO Doug McMillon has been with Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) since 2014. He is considered the genius who took Walmart to the next level of e-commerce operations and in direct competition with Amazon. From 2009 to 2014 he was president and CEO of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) International. From 2005 to 2009 he served as president and CEO of Sam’s Club.
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 265 million customers and members visit approximately 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2020 revenue of $524 billion, Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at twitter.com/walmart.
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