Walmart announces free one-day shipping on select items
Walmart announces free one-day shipping on select items
Walmart takes on Amazon Prime with free, next-day deliveries
16 May, 2019, 16:53
In other words, you can't order a $3 toothbrush and expect it to arrive the next day without paying extra. The next-day service will cover 220,000 popular items from diapers and non-perishable food items to toys and electronics.
Eligible items may vary by customer location with shipping from the closest fulfillment center. The Bentonville-based company plans to expand the service to Southern California and expand it gradually throughout 2019.
Not to be outdone, Walmart today announced that it too is transitioning to free next day delivery, and without a membership fee. This means orders will ship in one box, or in as few as possible, unlike two-day deliveries that come in multiple boxes from multiple locations.
Amazon figured to spend $800 million this quarter on shortening delivery times to a single day for Prime buyers, with shoppers in North America expected to be the first to benefit.
Prime costs $119 a year. Walmart says that will provide coverage for Grocery Pickup to 80% of the United States population and same-day delivery to 50% of the United States population by year's end.
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"Our new NextDay delivery isn't just great for customers, it also makes good business sense", Marc Lore, President and CEO, Walmart eCommerce U.S. said in a statement on the company's website.
To have an online purchase delivered the next day, a customer visits Walmart.com and toggles into the next day delivery section of the site to view items that are eligible for free next day delivery.
Walmart has been working to increase shipping efficiency for some time, including repurposing 12 Sam's Club locations that closed past year into local e-commerce fulfillment centers.
To complement the expansion of its same-day grocery delivery service, Walmart is now adding free NextDay delivery on a wide range of general merchandise from Walmart.com, without a membership fee.
Walmart and Target have been turning their physical stores into shipping hubs, speeding up deliveries and helping to defray costs for services like curbside delivery and in-store pickup. And, with 90% of Americans living within 10 miles of a Walmart store, we're well positioned to offer even faster delivery to customers in the future.
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