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Walmart Offering Layaway Early — Fortune.com

August 27th, 2015

Budget-conscious shoppers will rejoice this year as Walmart makes layaway even more accessible. Not only will layaway be offered earlier in the year, but shoppers will have easier terms: “The world’s largest retailer said on Thursday it would make its annual holiday season layaway program available to customers two weeks earlier than last year, lower the price for individual eligible items to $10 from $15, and give shoppers 90 days to pay instead of 60.“ Resources for Walmart Suppliers 8th & Walton … Read More

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Walmart Discontinues Sales of Some Firearms — MSNBC.com

August 27th, 2015

  Walmart has decided to stop selling semi-automatic rifles due to low demand: “Customers are simply no longer “excited” about the products, Lundberg said, so Walmart is refocusing its firearms sales on “people who shoot clays and stuff.” The timing was driven by Walmart’s transition from summer merchandise to fall merchandise, he said, not by the debate over guns.“ Resources for Walmart Suppliers   8th & Walton Blog: Walmart’s Changing Demographic Courses for Walmart Suppliers

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Asda Back in #2 Spot — MarketWatch

August 26th, 2015

  Asda is once again the #2 grocery store in the United Kingdom. According to MarketWatch’s article, Britain’s grocers continue to”leapfrog” for ranking: “In the latest 12-week period ended Aug. 16, Asda–a subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) — saw its market share fall to 16.6%, from 17.2% for the comparable 12 weeks ended Aug. 17, 2014. Sales fell 2.5% to 4.15 billion pounds ($6.52 billion). Sainsbury’s market share fell to 16.3% from 16.4% but sales rose 0.1% to GBP4.06 … Read More

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