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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Wal-Mart Mobile Out of Stock App

We developed a similar mobile App on a Blackberry , and tested it in multiple retail settings, but before home ordering/shipping was common.   Consider how this could be integrated with predictive sales and pricing analysis. The idea has been frequently covered in this blog.   How similar?

 Walmart gives associates a tool to deal with out-of-stocks
by George Anderson in Retailwire

Walmart is not known for having large numbers of associates on its sales floors, but it may need to add more if a new tech tool for workers becomes popular with customers during the holiday season. A new mobile app feature enables Walmart associates to search walmart.com for items not sold at their location, order the item for customers and have it shipped free to a customer’s home or to the store for free pickup.

The retailer claims that one of the best features of the mobile app tool is that it provides a variety of payment options. Once an item is ordered, customers are given a receipt. They then can go to any checkout in the store and pay with cash, check, credit or debit card as well as Walmart Pay.  ... "

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