Walmart Axes Online Shipping Minimum To Compete With Amazon

Walmart has made known that it will ditch it’s online shipping minimums for patrons who hold a Walmart+ membership in an effort to become a better competitor against Amazon.

Starting Friday Walmart+ members will automatically qualify for free next day and two day shipping despite the total amount of their orders. Exclusive customers will qualify for free shipping whether items total $35 or not. Walmart’s “Chief Customer Officer said “being able to toss an item in your cart, regardless the total, and check out right away lets them knock little things off their to-do-list in no time. Walmart+ went live in September and cost 12.95 per month or approximately $98 per year. The membership includes gas discounts the ability to skip long checkout lines and grocery deliveries.


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