It’s the season of shopping and sales, and many Americans will be flocking to their favorite stores in the coming weeks in search of great deals and perfect gifts. Christmas brings out the Santa elf in everyone, but inflation has made it a little harder to budget accordingly. Perhaps that’s why the majority of people are shopping at Walmart for the holidays this year.
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Walmart and discounts seem to go hand in hand. With well-stocked clearance aisles and constant rollbacks, shoppers are sure to find a great deal when they shop, but especially during the pre-holiday sale season. A recent GOBankingRates survey found that a quarter of Americans prefer to do their Christmas shopping at Walmart, while only 9% chose Target as their favorite. If you’re not sure where to get your groceries, here are a few reasons why you should give Walmart a shot.
If you’re a frequent Walmart shopper, it could be worth the money to subscribe to their Walmart+ membership. Members can take advantage of free shipping on all online orders and free in-store delivery to your home (on orders $35 plus). This can be especially helpful if you tend to shop at Walmart or if you need something urgently but can’t get out right away to get it.
Just log into the app on your phone or visit their website to do your shopping and select the delivery option. There are plenty of exclusive offers available only to Walmart+ members, in addition to earning Walmart rewards and streaming with Paramount (Paramount+ Essential subscription only). Shoppers can get all this and more for $12.95 per month or for an annual price of $98.
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Offers for days
Walmart’s “Deals for Days” is more than just a Black Friday sale. For most of November, Walmart is unveiling weekly deals on everything from toys to kitchen appliances to clothing. While this event started on November 7, there are two more sale events before ‘Deals for Days’ ends, including their Cyber Monday sale on November 28. But don’t wait too long. When it comes to Black Friday deals, Walmart+ members get a seven-hour head start on online events, plus more great benefits.
Toys wish list
Not sure what to put the kids on your list? Walking through the toy aisle can be daunting, especially if you’re an adult and have no idea what you’re looking at. Don’t be afraid; Walmart’s toy wishlist is here in print and online. Walmart has curated more than 500 of the most sought-after gifts for the 2022 holiday season, including Marvel action figures and LEGO sets. You can search for gifts by age or by category, depending on what you’re looking for.
And if you get the hard copy in the mail, let your little one flip through it and mark what they like.
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