Wal-Mart Looks To Grow Electronics With iPad

Wal-Mart may begin selling Apple's iPad in stores later in the year, according to reports.
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NEW YORK (

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) --

Apple's

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iPad could find a new home at

Wal-Mart

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.

According to

Bloomberg

, the discount giant could sell the device in some of its stores by the end of the year.

The move is part of Wal-Mart's plan to expand its electronics business. The company said today that it will stock more Internet-connected flat-panel televisions, Blu-ray players, mobile phones and routers.

Currently the iPad is available at Apple stores and Web site and at

Best Buy

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.

Rival

Target

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is also upping its status in the gadget world, recently announcing that it is selling

Barnes & Noble's

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Nook e-reader.

-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York

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