MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Walmart Canada today announced
that it will operate 200 of its 373 stores nationwide around the clock
in December. More than half of the country's Walmart stores will open
their doors on December 7 and leave them open until closing time on
"Every day is a shopping day in the days leading up to Christmas whether
it's in our stores or online at walmart.ca," said Jim Thompson, Walmart
Canada's chief operations officer. "Our research shows that customers
are waiting to complete their Christmas purchases so we expect our
marathon shopping to be very well received this year."
In recent years, Walmart Canada has offered 24-hour shopping during the
Christmas shopping period. For everyone from busy moms to shift
workers, flexible hours, one-stop shopping and everyday low prices
continue to make Walmart stores a top destination for holiday shoppers
year after year.
One or more Walmart stores in the following cities will operate
24-hours-a-day from December 7 until closing time on December 24,
unless otherwise noted. Customers should confirm exact locations and
schedules at walmart.ca.
Alberta: Airdrie; Calgary; Cold Lake; Drayton Valley; Edmonton; Edson;
Fort McMurray; Grand Prairie; Leduc; Lethbridge; Lloydminster; Medicine
Hat; Okotoks; Red Deer; Sherwood Park; Spruce Grove; St. Albert;
Strathmore; Wetaskiwin; Whitecourt.
British Columbia: Abbotsford; Burnaby; Chilliwack; Courtenay (Dec. 15);
Duncan; Kamloops; Kelowna; Langford; Langley; Mission; Nanaimo; New
Westminster; North Vancouver; Penticton; Port Alberni; Port Coquitlam;
Prince George; Quesnel; Surrey; Terrace; Vancouver; Vernon; Victoria;
Westbank; Williams Lake.
Manitoba: Flin Flon; Selkirk; Thompson; Winnipeg.
New Brunswick: Bathurst; Fredericton; Miramichi; Moncton; Saint John;
Newfoundland: Corner Brook; Gander; Mount Pearl; St. John's.
Nova Scotia: Amherst; Bedford; Bridgewater; Dartmouth; Halifax; New
Glasgow; New Minas; Sydney; Sydney River; Truro.
Ontario: Agincourt; Ajax; Ancaster; Aurora; Barrhaven; Barrie;
Belleville; Bolton; Bowmanville; Bradford; Brampton; Brantford;
Brockville; Burlington; Cambridge; Chatham; Cobourg; Cornwall; Dryden;
Etobicoke; Fort Erie; Fort Frances; Guelph; Hamilton; Kanata; Kenora;
Kingston; Kitchener; Leamington; London; Markham; Midland; Milton;
Mississauga; Newmarket; Niagara Falls; North Bay; North York; Oakville;
Orangeville; Orillia; Orleans; Oshawa; Ottawa; Owen Sound; Pembroke;
Peterborough; Pickering; Richmond Hill; Sarnia; Scarborough; Simcoe;
St. Catharines; St. Thomas; Thornhill; Thunder Bay; Timmins; Toronto;
Trenton; Vaughan; Waterloo; Welland; Whitby; Windsor; Woodstock.
Prince Edward Island: Charlottetown; Summerside.
Saskatchewan: Moose Jaw; North Battleford; Regina; Saskatoon; Swift
About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 373 locations nationwide
serving more than one million customers each day. Its flagship online
store, walmart.ca, serves over 250,000 customers per day with online shopping and free
shipping on 1,000s of items. With over 90,000 associates, Walmart is
one of Canada's largest employers and is recognized by Waterstone Human
Capital as having one of Canada's top 10 corporate cultures. Walmart
Canada is focused on helping Canadian families in need. Since 1994,
Walmart has donated and raised more than $160 million to Canadian
charities and not-for-profit organizations. Additional company
information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/@walmartcanada.
SOURCE: Walmart Canada
For further information:
Walmart Canada Corporate Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org