"Contrary to what you might think, it will cost us less - not more - to deliver orders the next day", Lore wrote.
Eligible items may vary by customer location with shipping from the closest fulfillment center.
NextDay delivery will be slowly introduced across the USA, with Phoenix and Las Vegas getting it first before Southern California customers are added "in the coming days".
Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery beginning in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Southern California, with plans to reach approximately 75% of the USA population this year. It expects the new sales strategy to reach approximately 75 percent of the US population this year, which includes 40 of the top 50 major USA metro areas, said the statement. It has made progress in closing the gap with its e-commerce rival by rolling out services such as curbside grocery pickup and same-day grocery delivery - options that have quickly become popular with shoppers.
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Orders must total over $35 to be eligible. Amazon has declined to say when the switch will happen, but it already offers one-day delivery for some items in certain areas. The U.S. business could see a drag on operating margins of 5 basis points on an annualized basis and 3 basis points for Walmart overall over a similar period if they follow Amazon's one-day shipping offer, the note says. "That's in contrast to online orders that come in multiple boxes from multiple locations, which can be quite costly". Walmart's stock has gained 7.2% year to date through Monday, while Amazon shares have climbed 21.4% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 8.6%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. It also said it will roll out the service to 75 percent of the US within the year.
Customers will go to Walmart.com and then shop from its NextDay delivery experience on the site. And, with 90% of Americans living within 10 miles of a Walmart store, we're well positioned to offer even faster delivery to customers in the future.
Walmart and Target have been turning their physical stores into shipping hubs, speeding up deliveries and helping to defray costs for services like curbside delivery and in-store pickup.