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Walmart Announces Free Shipping to Home on All Electronics This Holiday Season


The hottest electronics gifts of the season – HDTVs, laptops, iPods, cameras, eReaders and more – ship free to home on purchases over $45, now through Dec. 19 at Walmart.com



SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Nov. 17, 2011 – Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is giving customers yet another big gift this season with free shipping to home on all electronics1 over $45, available starting today. This special holiday offer includes the hottest HDTVs, laptops, iPods, cameras, eReaders and more, and is available now through December 19 at Walmart.com.


“Our customers are stretched for time and dollars this season and we want to give them incredible shipping savings on the gifts they want most,” said Joel Anderson, president and CEO of Walmart.com. “With free shipping to home on electronics gifts at Walmart.com, along with our free shipping to more than 3,800 Walmart stores across the U.S., we can save customers more time and money to help make Christmas even easier for their families.”


Electronics are predicted to be the most desired holiday gifts this season, and customers plan to spend an average of $246 on electronics gifts this holiday, according to the Consumer Electronics Association2. With free shipping, getting the hottest gifts on a broad assortment of electronics just got easier and now costs less at Walmart.com.


Customers can enjoy free shipping to home on the hottest electronics this holiday season, including:


LG 42" LED 1080p HDTV – $549

HP Sweet Purple 15.6" Pavilion laptop – $428

Nikon COOLPIX S3100 14MP Digital Camera – $99.95

Kodak 10MP M200 Digital Camera Bundle – $79

TomTom EASE 3.5" GPS – $55


Eligible items are shipped for free via standard shipping and delivered to customers’ doors within 3-5 business days after processing. Return shipping is also free, or customers can conveniently return online orders to a local Walmart store3. As an added convenience, Walmart.com will continue to offer competitive values for expedited home delivery.


More Ways to Save on Shipping

Customers can also choose free shipping in several easy ways on Walmart.com. Also, more information is available at www.walmart.com/freeshipping.


Site to Store: order online, get free shipping to a local Walmart store; available on hundreds of thousands of items

Pick Up Today: order online and pick up the same day at any local Walmart store

Home Free: free shipping to home on all electronics, apparel, consumables, and special seasonal items on purchases of $45 or more.


1Offer not valid on iPads, freight items or Walmart Marketplace items. Shipping surcharges may still apply in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

218th Annual CE Holiday Purchase Pattern Study (Oct. 2011)

3Marketplace items cannot be returned to stores


About Walmart

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at over 9,700 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs 2.1 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 http://walmartstores.com and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.


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This will definitely help with BF. Even if your electronics items are under $45, chances are you can find other qualifying items from their other categories to get up to the threshold. Not quite Best Buy's free shipping on everything, but better than past years with WM...
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