Christmas comes together for less with unbeatable prices and unique product offerings
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - This season, Walmart Canada is giving the gift of extra time to help customers feel less stressed while preparing for the holidays. The 88 per cent of Canadians planning to shop this season will have over 84 Walmart stores with extended hours available to them offering more flexibility during this busy time.
Starting December 1 through to December 23, 84 stores across Canada will stay open until midnight. One or more Walmart stores in the following cities will operate with later hours. For a full list of participating stores, visit Walmart.ca.
Extended Holiday Hours
- Alberta: Airdrie, Calgary, Cold Lake, Edmonton, Grand Prairie, Leduc, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Spruce Grove, St. Albert,
- British Columbia: Chilliwack, Duncan, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Nanaimo, Prince George, Surrey, Victoria,
- Manitoba: Brandon, Transcona, Winnipeg
- New Brunswick: Fredericton, Moncton
- Newfoundland : St. John's
- Nova Scotia: Dartmouth, Bedford-Sackville, Halifax, Sydney
- Ontario: Barrie, Belleville, Brampton, Brantford, Brockville, Cambridge, Cornwall, Etobicoke, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Milton, Mississauga, Niagara Falls, North Bay, Oakville, Oshawa, Ottawa, Pembroke, Sarnia, Scarborough, St. Thomas, Stoney Creek, Timmins, Welland, Whitby, Windsor
- Saskatchewan: Regina, Saskatoon
At Walmart.ca, customers can shop 24/7 and take advantage of the everyday low prices from the comfort of their homes. With exclusive offers and free standard shipping* with no minimum purchase customers can have everything they need this holiday season delivered right to their home.
"The holidays are a stressful time for families which is why we're offering customers more time to get everything checked off their Christmas list," said Gino DiGioacchino, chief operations officer and EVP, e-commerce. "With our holiday hours and 24-hour e-commerce site, we cater to everyone from busy moms and dads to shift workers making Walmart a top destination for holiday shopping."
Those looking to give the ultimate toys this season can refer to the Top 20 Toys list as created by Walmart's toy testing experts. With the latest offerings from top brands including LEGO®, Spinmaster, Hasbro, and Mattel – gifting your little ones has never been easier. Not sure which toy will be the best fit? Evan the Holiday Helper on Walmart.ca can pull a few suggestions and find the perfect gift within budget.
Holiday Entertaining Report
Also available online, and new for this year, is the Walmart Holiday Entertaining Report. With nearly 80 per cent of Canadians stocking their pantries to entertain guests, this 14-page catalogue is filled with inspiration and tips to help you deliver the Christmas cheer. From creating a festive feast to thoughtful hostess gifts, planning for the holidays will seem effortless.
*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 twitter.com/@walmartcanada.
SOURCE: Walmart Canada
For further information: Kylee Berencsi, APEX Public Relations, [email protected], 416-934-2115