Ark. – Here is a checklist of products and services that are part of Walmart’s
new CE strategy which were released earlier
week there will be a 50 percent increase in assortment of internet content
streaming Blu-ray players from brands such as LG, Vizio, Samsung and Sony,
hosting internet accessible content from Vudu, Netflix, Pandora and more.
IPTVs will create what Walmart calls a “New Technology” HDTV Center, rolling
out to 1,200 stores, to showcase new ultra-thin backlit and edge-lit LED TVs,
from popular brands like LG, Samsung, Sony and Vizio.
at Home” will be a “dedicated category”
Walmart said. Wireless networking products from Valet, Belkin and Netgear
offerings, with accessories will be available.
will rollout a dedicated area for pay-as-you-go, no contract “Mobile
Broadband” products, introducing more savings on notebooks and netbooks.
New products from Verizon, Cricket and Virgin, and exclusive product from
AT&T, arrive in Walmart stores starting the weekend of May 15.
partners with Sprint on Common Cents – a new pay-as-you-go wireless solution
that delivers an amazing value of 7-cent minutes that Round Down and 7-cent
text messages – rolling out exclusively to 700 Walmart stores, starting this
Smartphones will be offered in post-paid cellular with dedicated wireless
centers and associates to help customers compare, select and activate plans. Its Smartphone assortment has been
expanded by close to 60 percent from last May, Walmart Wireless features all
major carriers and anticipated products, such as Sprint’s HTC EVOTM 4G phone
coming to Walmart in a few weeks.
movies, and more of them, will be featured in its redesigned movie department.
and Samsung will provide more soundbar home theater systems in more than 2,000
all Walmart stores will see an increase in 42-inch HDTV sizes and more than
half will see increases in assortment of 55-inch HDTVs.
examples of examples of “Rollbacks and Special Values” are:
than $100 saved, LG 47-inch LED HDTV (now $1,568)
than $100 saved, Sony 52-inch 120HZ LED HDTV (now $2,058)
savings, Sanyo 42-inch LCD HDTV (now $548)
savings, Sony E-Reader (now $148)
savings, Magnavox Blu-ray Disc Player ($78)
savings, Vizio High Definition Sound Bar ($98)
savings on select video games: Assassins Creed 2 on Xbox360 and PS3 ($39.96)
and WWE 2010 on Xbox 360 and PS3 ($39.96)
- $20 eGift Card on video game
pre-orders at Walmart.com, including Call of Duty: Black Ops, Halo Reach, Super
Mario Galaxy 2 and more
photo packages that provide a 50 percent savings vs. individual prints in 1-hr
Prices and availability may vary
in AK, HI, OK, NM, WI and at Walmart.com.
will also be more “saving experiences in stores and online,” Walmart said with
an “amplified… focus on Rollbacks this spring. There will be HDTV savings in
1,200 stores; BillShrink can let consumers see if they are paying too much or
how they can pay less in cellular wireless based on their personal usage
through this new online tool, now available at
Electronics Trade-in Program allows customers to trade in qualified unwanted
electronics and earn Walmart prepaid Visa cards that can be used at Walmart
stores and online at Walmart.com. More information is available at
will begin hosting brand pages so that companies such as LG, Dell and Nintendo
can provide more customized detail and education.