Walmart store managers have been told it’s time to officially start price-matching Amazon and others. Price-matching wars will definitely give shoppers the lowest price, and Walmart hopes they will just buy the products right there in the store instead of going home to order online.
According to Greg Foran, Walmart President and CEO,
This is just a way to formalize that practice. Some managers were already price-matching on certain items on a case-by-case basis.
“About half of the stores were doing it anyway,” he said during a call this morning reporting Walmart’s quarterly results.
The memo formalizing the policy is included in this Consumerist post at http://consumerist.com/2014/11.....ke-amazon/