Many of you will be happy to know that Walmart has announced that they will be price matching other store’s sales starting November 1st until December 25th! They say even if you have already purchased an item and then you find it at a lower price, you will get the difference in the form of a Walmart Gift Card.
Here are the rules:
1. Purchases must be Make from Nov 1- Dec 25th
2. You must bring in the competitor ad AND your receipt to receive the Price Match Difference
3. Black Friday and Internet Prices are Excluded
4. Items on Layaway are Eligible
Here are the details from their press release:
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, is announcing a new holiday price-matching strategy that aims to pull in procrastinators early by giving them a big incentive: a guarantee they’ll get the lowest prices no matter when they buy during the season.
The Bentonville, Ark., discounter said Monday it will be matching prices on all its products — even after purchases are made. Shoppers who bought a product — whether on its website or in its stores — from Nov. 1 to Dec. 25 but then find the identical product for less at another rival later will receive a gift card for the price difference.
The price guarantee comes as Wal-Mart aims to solidify its position as the low-price leader and should raise the stakes for the holiday 2011 season.
The key to price matching is finding the “identical product”. Many times retailers will feature products or packages that were specifically created for their store just to prevent you from price-matching the deal at other stores. As always, I suggest doing your research to determine of Walmart caries the exact same product.
Also, don’t forget to being the other retailer’s ad along with you!
In addition to this incentive to shop at Walamrt here are a couple other incentives that were announced! via CNN Money
Wal-Mart has also announced a number of other shopping incentives this season including layaway on purchases over $15, free shipping on most Walmart.com products, no interest on Wal-Mart credit card purchases if they are paid for in full within six months, and a 10-cent discount on each gallon of gas bought at participating Murphy USA or Wal-Mart stations.
(Thanks I Heart the Mart!)