Walmart Touts Pickup Service For Back-To-School Supplies

Walmart said it has listed more than 200 back-to-school supply products on its pickup service to make end-of-summer shopping easier for parents.

The company also is providing local school supply lists online. Of course, it is providing discounts on a range of products for students attending elementary school through college.

For students heading back to school, Walmart has listed more than 300 classroom essential items at less than $1, more than 600 items for under $2, and more than 1,000 items for less than $3.

Among the back to college items available, Walmart is offering a 1.7 cubic foot refrigerator for $59, down from $79.84, a Mainstays metal arm futon for $98, down from $124, and a Hamilton Beach microwave, available in black, white, red for $35.

“Our customers trust us to have the back-to-school items they need at the prices that don’t break the bank,” said Scott Bayles, vp/school and office supplies, Walmart U.S. “We want to make every day easier for busy families. This year, we’re saving our customers more than just money. We’re also saving them time. No matter how customers choose to shop, whether on their smartphone, tablet or in our stores, we’re working to provide moms with the most convenient, affordable solution to get back to class.”