Walmart Gives Customers a Head Start with Earliest Holiday Cyber Event Ever

 Walmart Gives Customers a Head Start with Earliest Holiday Cyber Event Ever

Retailer offers online savings typically reserved for Black Friday and Cyber
Monday, including 42-inch TV for $299 and 10-inch tablet for $49; and free
shipping on more items than ever

PR Newswire

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --With just one month to go
before Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Walmart is helping customers get ahead
of their holiday shopping with an early cyber event featuring incredible
online savings on select items typically reserved for Black Friday and Cyber
Monday. It is also offering its broadest free shipping program ever to help
customers save even more this holiday season.

Online customers can access rollbacks beginning shortly after midnight Pacific
Daylight Time on brand-name electronics and home goods while quantities last.
In addition, more than 300 early-bird specials will be available at exclusive
prices on Customers can be the first to learn about Walmart's
holiday deals through the season by signing up for the retailer's emails,
liking Walmart on Facebook or downloading the mobile app.

"We know that our customers start shopping for the holidays on Nov. 1 because
historically our traffic spikes the day after Halloween," said Joel Anderson,
president and CEO of "Customers want to relax with friends and
family during the holidays, and with our early deals we are helping them make
the most of their time and helping them stretch their dollars further."

Cyber Event for Early-bird Shoppers shoppers can check big-ticket items off their list now, such as a
JVC 42-inch LED TV for $299 (36 percent savings*) and a 10-inch XELIO tablet
for $49 (51 percent savings) –'s lowest-ever prices on a 10-inch
tablet and a 42-inch TV.

Additional savings typically reserved for later in the season
include the following items while quantities last:

  oCrayola 3-in-1 Double Easel, pink and red for $25 (originally $39.99) – 36
    percent savings
  oHP Pavilion Red 14" Sleekbook Core i3 for $299 (originally $488) – 33
    percent savings, the lowest price Walmart has ever offered on a major
    laptop with an Intel Core i3 processor
  oLifetime 44: Portable Basketball Goal + Ball for $89 (originally $129) –
    31 percent savings
  oNintendo Dsi XL for $89 (originally $99) – 10 percent savings
  oSodaStream Fizz Home Soda Maker Starter Kit for $59 (originally $79) – 25
    percent savings

Customers who shop today can also access more than 300 early-bird specials
from top brands, including:

  oVizio 29-inch 720p 60Hz Class Edge LED HDTV (1.97-inch ultra-slim) for
  oApple iPad mini (16GB, 32GB or 64GB models) starting at $299
  oApple iPod Touch 5th Generation (Choose Your Color in 32GB or 64GB) with
    Bonus Accessory Kit starting at $289
  oDyson DC33 Multi-Floor Bagless Vacuum for $299
  oHamilton Beach Big Mouth Juice Extractor in Red for $45.98
  oDisney First Act Disney Acoustic Guitar or Keyboard Bundle for $32

More Convenient Ways to Save and Shop

Walmart also offers customers flexible shipping options, including free
shipping for orders over $50 on nearly 99 percent of items, and
more than half of Marketplace items. Walmart has also tripled the number to
70,000 items that customers can order online and pick up in-store the same

Walmart's mobile shoppers can also expect convenient ways to shop and save,
including access to their local circulars, rollback items and a store map to
help them plan their next local store visit. Mobile accounted for 40 percent
of holiday traffic last year, a number the retailer expects to
increase even more this holiday season.

*Percentage savings calculated from most recent price and November
1, 2013 rollback price.

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and
live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through
their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members
visit our more than 10,800 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and
e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of
approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates
worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate
philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart
can be found by visiting, on Facebook on Twitter
Online merchandise sales are available at

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