Walmart Canada to expand
February 4, 2014,
Mississauga, Ontario - To support its growth and continue to build on its e-commerce operation, walmart.ca, Walmart Canada is embarking its new fiscal year with plans to complete 35 supercentre sites as well as expand its distribution network.
To be completed by the end of the company's new fiscal year, which started Feb. 1, 2014 and runs through January 31, 2015, the new sites will bring Walmart Canada's store count to 395, including 282 supercentres and 113 discount stores.
The locations for specific store and distribution centre projects will be announced as specific projects become finalized.
Walmart Canada's supercentres each carry more than 100,000 products ranging from groceries to apparel, home decor and electronics as well as specialty services such as pharmacies, garden centres and vision centres.
Walmart Canada's online store -- walmart.ca -- is growing rapidly, the company said, and offers more than 150,000 products including everyday needs such as toothpaste, shampoo, dry grocery items including gluten-free products, electronics, furniture, fitness equipment, barbecues, patio sets, and toys for children of all ages. The site offers a growing range of services including free shipping throughout most of Canada and easy Canada Post pick up.
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