Walmart and PenguinPickUp Launch First Location in Montreal

Laval, QC - March 10, 2020 - Walmart Canada is offering Montrealers more pickup options with the opening of its first Walmart/PenguinPickUp location in downtown Montreal.

The new pickup location will give busy downtown customers who do not have a Walmart store nearby even more options for shopping at Walmart. Located at 1692 Mont-Royal Avenue East, customers can order groceries, general merchandise and other items on Walmart.ca, then choose a convenient time to pick up their items on site.

Montreal’s first Walmart/PenguinPickUp location is the latest in a suite of innovative stores and services offered by Walmart Canada and third-party partners to help time-strapped downtown customers shop where, when and how they want, while enjoying Walmart’s everyday low prices.

“Montreal’s first Walmart/PenguinPickup location in the heart of the city is about providing Montrealers with greater access to Walmart’s low prices in a way that is convenient for them,” said Alexis Lanternier, Executive Vice President, e-Commerce. “Investing in innovation is critical for the future of our business and to deliver on the changing needs of our customers with a more flexible and convenient shopping experience, wherever they live."

“PenguinPickUp is pleased to support Walmart’s initiative to make their online product offering even more accessible via our store located at 1692 Mont-Royal Avenue East, Montreal” said Patrick Jobidon, President of PenguinPickUp.

Fast Facts

  • Montreal’s first Walmart/PenguinPickup location located at 1692, Mont-Royal Avenue Est, Montreal
  • Today’s grand opening brings the total number of co-branded Walmart/PenguinPickUp locations to 6 across the country
  • $50 minimum order
  • $2.97 pickup fee ($4.97 weekends)
  • Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8am – 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am – 6pm

About Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of more than 400 stores nationwide serving 1.5 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, Walmart.ca is visited by 900,000 customers daily. With more than 90,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of the country's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada's extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart Canada has raised and donated more than $400 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/walmartcanada.

About PenguinPickUp

PenguinPickUp is a network of free, convenient “one-stop pick-up” locations for all e-commerce purchases including groceries, courier and dry-cleaning services. PenguinPickUp offers a customer-focused experience that allows online shoppers living in urban areas to have their online purchases shipped to a PenguinPickUp where they will be securely stored. They can come and pick up their packages at their convenience. Since its launch three years ago, customers have shipped purchases from more than 5,000 different retailers to PenguinPickUp PenguinPickUp locations can store anything from health & beauty, fashion, apparel, electronics, food (fresh and frozen) to furniture. Customers can ship almost anything to PenguinPickUp from anywhere in the world and any online retailer. PenguinPickUp is owned by Mitchell Goldhar, Executive Chairman of SmartCentres. For more information, please visit penguinpickup.com.

For more information, please contact:

Steeve Azoulay
Senior Director, Public Affairs
Walmart Canada
(438) 227-5314
steeve.azoulay@walmart.com

Patrick Jobidon
President
PenguinPickUp
(905) 326–6400 ext. 7691
pjobodin@smartcentres.com