Walmart wants customers to deliver packages in return for discount

Thursday, March 28, 2013
A California Walmart store

(KGO Photo)

Walmart is considering a new plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers in exchange for a discount.

The retailer says it's trying to compete with Amazon and other online retailers. The new system would work by giving customers the option to sign up as a mini delivery service for Walmart.

They would agree to take packages to people in the area where they live in return for a discount on their shopping. That discount would also cover the cost of the gas.


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