Walmart Canada Celebrates its Newest Arrival

Baby registry now available on walmart.ca

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Walmart Canada, Canada's number one retail banner for infant care*, announced today the official launch of its new baby registry on walmart.ca to help Canadians get ready for a new baby on the way. The registry features a broad assortment of baby products from diapers and bottles to cribs and strollers as well as more than 1,500 online exclusives at Walmart's everyday low prices.

"Our customers told us low prices, a wide selection of baby products and a stress-free return policy are the most important attributes of a baby registry and that's what our new baby registry delivers," said Simon Rodrigue, senior vice president of e-commerce at Walmart Canada. "We're so excited to be able to provide new and expecting parents additional value and one-stop shopping convenience just a click away."

The registry also offers many other benefits to new and expecting parents. They include:

  • Baby Resource Centre - Expert advice, helpful tips and relevant articles on topics ranging from how to throw a great baby shower to buying a car seat to creating a safe sleeping environment for baby.
  • Mobile friendly – Customers can set up, view and edit their registry on-the-go.
  • Free shipping. No minimum purchase.**

"The arrival of a new baby can be overwhelming and our goal is to take the stress out of this big event," added Rodrigue. "Creating a baby registry and providing solutions for parents-to-be further demonstrates our commitment to helping Canadian families save money and live better."

*Source:  Nielsen Homescan – 52W to June 28, 2014 – Infant Care definition – Disposable Diapers, Wipes, Cereal & Baby Food, Infant Formula, and Bath & Toiletries.

**Standard shipping option only. Free shipping excludes some remote markets. If available, free shipping options are shown at the checkout.

About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 391 locations nationwide serving more than one million customers each day, as well as its flagship online store, www.walmart.ca, which is visited by over 400,000 Canadians daily. With 90,000 associates, Walmart is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of Canada's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada is focused on supporting families in need. Since 1994, the company has donated and raised more than $200 million to Canadian charities and not-for-profit organizations.  Additional company information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at ="http://twitter.com/@walmartcanada" target="_blank">twitter.com/@walmartcanada.

SOURCE: Walmart Canada

For further information: Caroline Dunnet, cdunnet@apexpr.com, 416-934-2128


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