It’s not time to deck the halls yet, but at Walmart, we never stop thinking about the holidays. Nearly 6,000 of our managers and merchants just finished our annual Holiday Meeting in Denver – where we began getting ready for the biggest shopping season of the year.
While it’s still hot outside, we know our holiday offerings will be even hotter. But our customers have told us one of their biggest frustrations is long checkout lines. They want to get in and out of the store fast, especially during those busy shopping days between Black Friday and Christmas. We’ve listened and we’re making sure every register in our stores is open during those times this holiday season. We’re calling it our Checkout Promise. Here's how it would work:
Starting with the weekend after Black Friday and continuing each weekend through the final weekdays leading into Christmas, all of our registers will be open during peak shopping hours at our Supercenters and other stores that offer general merchandise like electronics, apparel, and toys. Customers can expect to find self-checkouts open and a cashier in every lane.
That’s a Walmart first. We want to do what’s best for our customers, and as Sam Walton always said – the customer is #1. Shoppers want more convenience, and we’ll deliver so they can focus on celebrating the joy of the holidays with their family and friends.
As the season approaches, be on the lookout for more big
changes and announcements to help our customers have the best holiday yet.
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