Digital shopping assistant lets consumers shop online, browse flyer features and read reviews
MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Walmart Canada announced today the launch of its new online shopping application for iPhone and Android users. Canadians can get their shopping done quickly, conveniently and anywhere they are – with Walmart's low prices every day.
"We're always looking for ways to enhance our customers' shopping experience," said Rick Neuman, executive vice president of technology and e-commerce at Walmart Canada. "The Walmart app saves customers time and money and provides better access to products while at home or on the go."
The app promises to help customers browse and check out efficiently with features such as:
- Your Favourites: Save time with quick access to weekly shopping items selected by the customer;
- Flyer Features: Browse online weekly flyer products;
- Rollback Alerts: Save money with a notification any time one of your favourite items is on Rollback;
- Barcode Scanning: Get access to ratings and reviews of products while in store – as well as confirming price; and,
- Grocery PickUp: Book a time to pick up your online grocery order (Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa Area only currently).
"Just in time for the important back-to-school shopping season, customers can also access product reviews, items on Rollback and a faster check out process, making shopping just that much more efficient," added Neuman. "With our new app, shopping online at Walmart has never been easier and faster."
The app is available for download now:
For iPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/walmart.ca/id1084793516?mt=8
For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.walmart.ecommerceapp
About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of more than 400 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 95,000 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 $250 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/walmartcanada.
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For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Felicia Fefer, Manager, Marketing Communications, Walmart Canada, [email protected]