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Walmart Announces New Large-Scale Centers Dedicated To Filling Online Orders

The two facilities are expected to provide more than 600 full-time positions in Pennsylvania and Texas, and would likely add another 600 workers during the holidays and other peak seasons.  The Fort Worth facility will be operated by Brentwood, Tenn.-based OHL, a global supply chain management solutions company.  The Bethlehem, Pa. center will be fully operated by Walmart.

Letting Customers Shop Seamlessly Across Online, Mobile and Stores

The new online fulfillment centers continue to expand Walmart's ability to serve customers anytime and anywhere, by letting them shop seamlessly across online, mobile and stores.  Customers can order items online and ship them to their door, or pick up online items in a store as quickly as the same day.  Walmart's mobile apps also allow customers to easily bring together the web and store experience. 

About Walmart

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit our more than 10,800 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at  facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at  twitter.com/walmartnewsroom. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com and www.samsclub.com.

SOURCE Walmart

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