Readers are asking, what are the new free shipping rules at Walmart?
New at Walmart.com, over 2 million items will qualify for free 2-day shipping on your purchase of $35+ with no membership required. The old shipping threshold was free shipping at $50+.
Does this sound like they are competing with Amazon.com? I think so too. Last year, Amazon bumped up their free shipping threshold from $35 to $49 if you are not an Amazon Prime member.
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Target offers free shipping on purchases of $25 and BestBuy has free 2-day shipping on purchases of $35+.
What are the New Free Shipping Rules at Walmart? Here is additional information from the Walmart.com website:
“Walmart announced free two-day shipping to home and stores on more than two million items, without a membership fee. The new offer is available starting at 8 a.m. EST today. 1/31/17. With this announcement, Walmart has also lowered the minimum purchase required for free shipping to home to $35, from $50. Items being shipped to stores continue to have no price threshold.
Walmart’s free two-day shipping will be available on the items customers shop the most, including household essentials such as baby necessities, pet products, food, like cereal and peanut butter, cleaning supplies and beauty favorites, as well as top electronics and toys.
In addition to offering two-day shipping to stores, Walmart continues to offer same-day store Pickup on many items. Pickup is currently available at more than 4,600 stores. The company also continues to offer Online Grocery Pickup at more than 600 locations across the country, with plans to expand the service in the coming year.
*Freight and marketplace are not included. The program is available in the contiguous United States.”
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