- Walmart is redesigning 200 supercenters across the country, with an eye toward combining shoppers’ digital and in-store experiences.
- The newly-refurbished stores will feature bolder signage to reflect and encourage app usage, more self-checkout kiosks, and separate sections for toys, electronics, and baby products.
- “We’ve tried to think through how we help customers discover and get inspiration online and reflect that in terms of a completely new store look and feel,” Walmart Chief Customer Officer Janey Whiteside told Business Insider.
- The remodeling project will expand to 1,000 stores by the end of 2021.
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Walmart will remodel 200 of its Supercenters by the end of 2020 to encourage a more “digitally-enabled shopping experience” featuring bolder signage, contactless checkout, and airport-inspired crowd management techniques, according to the company’s Chief Customer Officer Janey Whiteside.
The retail giant’s remodeling project will expand to 1,000 stores by the end