Walmart to spice up online furniture

Walmart will offer the first look to the redesigned Walmart.com, which starts at their home department. The big box retailer will prepare to roll out the revamp portion of the website, exclusively dedicate to home goods and furnishings. On February 22, Walmart said that these events will happen in the next few weeks.

Customers may expect a new landing page on Walmart.com is set to feature collections of furniture that are group according to the trends and was put together by their in-house stylists. Aside from the design tips, CNBC reported that shoppers will be able to choose from several categories:

  • Modern
  • Midcentury
  • Traditional
  • Glam
  • Industrial
  • Bohemian
  • Farmhouse
  • Transitional
  • Scandinavian

“Over the past year, we’ve nearly doubled our home assortment and introduced a wide variety of furniture and home decor items, like a new Scandinavian line of furniture for kids and refreshed assortment of modern furniture. Now, it is going to be that much easier for customers to shop these items and more,” said Anthony Soohoo, senior vice president of Walmart’s e-commerce home division.

Moreover, Walmart has a huge year ahead of their investments to fuel the forthcoming e-commerce business (Amazon). The prominent company is targeting online sale growth of its fiscal year 2019. Well, the overhauled home shopping encounter is just the beginning!

“We expect the Walmart.com site redesign to be more attractive, user-friendly and include better searchability and functionality,” said Susquehanna analyst Bill Dreher.

Jet.com helmed the new website technology which is expected to “change the economics of e-commerce to focus on a bigger basket (for example, be profitable with seven units per order rather than less or unprofitable at two units per order) and a basket of blended-margin merchandise to drive basket economics.”

Furthermore, Walmart will reveal its completely redesigned website. It will include merchandise from new their new business partners such as Hudson’s Bay-owned Lord & Taylor.Have you checked Papasurvey?


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