- Walmart is launching free, next-day delivery without using any of its 4,700 US stores.
- Instead, Walmart will fill next-day orders from its six US fulfillment centers.
- This is a cheaper and more efficient strategy than filling orders at stores, according to Walmart ecommerce CEO Marc Lore.
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Walmart is using a surprising strategy to execute on free, next-day shipping that doesn’t involve any of its 4,700 US stores.
Walmart started rolling out free, next-day shipping on Tuesday. It would make sense for the company to speed up shipping by utilizing its vast network of stores, which are located within 10 miles of more than 90% of US shoppers and are often touted as Walmart’s most valuable asset against Amazon.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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