Walmart Forgoes Order Minimum for Express Delivery

By Sheridan Fifer

In almost 3,000 stores, Walmart offers Express Delivery as a third option on top of regular pickup and delivery services. Now Express Delivery is available without a minimum purchase requirement. Formerly, shoppers had to buy at least $35 worth of goods to qualify for delivery within two hours. While there is no longer a minimum order requirement for Express Delivery, there is a cap on the number of items shoppers can have delivered at one time (65). The retailer envisions Express Delivery filling the gaps between larger shopping trips, according to a Walmart executive. 

The service is useful for more urgent delivery needs — like diapers or a missing ingredient for a recipe, SVP of Customer Product, Tom Ward, noted in an announcement. 

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