MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Walmart today announced the expansion of its global online marketplace to Walmart Canada's flagship online store, Walmart.ca. Through this program, 27 trusted, third-party sellers, curated by Walmart Canada now offer their products on Walmart.ca in categories ranging from home, baby, apparel, toys, and sporting goods.
With the launch of marketplace on Walmart.ca, the site will double its online product assortment with a vision to quadruple the number of products for sale online by the end of this year. All 27 sellers being featured at launch have been carefully selected for their strong online reputation and customer service and provide the broad selection of quality products that Canadians are looking for.
"Our goal is simple – to make shopping easier and more convenient for our customers," said Rick Neuman, executive vice president, technology & eCommerce, Walmart Canada. "The expansion through the Walmart.ca marketplace allows us to rapidly grow our product assortment through sellers we've chosen specifically to address the needs of our customers."
Walmart Canada will continue to invite other sellers to join the site in the coming months. As an expansion of Walmart's global marketplace, partners selling on the Walmart US marketplace can quickly and easily launch on the Walmart Canada marketplace.
Today's announcement builds on Walmart Canada's commitment to improving, expanding and growing its services to ensure Canadians can shop when they want, how they want, and where they want. The retailer continues to find ways to add convenience for customers without compromising on their low prices every day and quality merchandise by expanding shipping options, lowering shipping costs including canceling the fee for online grocery pickup service orders and expanding their online assortment.
To apply to be a seller on the Walmart Canada marketplace, please visit https://www.walmart.ca/marketplace-FAQ.
To check out marketplace on Walmart.ca, visit www.walmart.ca.
About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 410 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, www.walmart.ca, is visited by 600,000 customers daily. With more than 90,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of the country's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada's extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart has raised and donated more than $275 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/walmartcanada.
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