MISSISSAUGA, ON, December 12, 2012 – Crossing gifts off your checklist can be a joy this holiday season because no matter what your loved ones are wishing for, Walmart has you covered. Whether you are in search of stylish apparel and accessories, unique home goods or the latest gadgets, you can one-stop shop for the hottest items at the most affordable prices and still seek out a few goodies for yourself.
“Our customers are telling us that they still have a lot of shopping to do before Christmas, and moms in particular are feeling pressured to keep track of everything the family needs,” said Emma Fox, chief marketing officer for Walmart Canada. “Walmart is here to make managing the holidays easier so that busy, budget-conscious families can pick up stocking stuffers, presents and even the turkey at unbeatable prices.”
For The Tech Trendsetter
Nab these gadgets for your favourite techie:
- Apple iPad 3 – The new, slim iPad will fit into any bag and comes loaded with Wi-Fi, a Retina display, a 5MP iSight camera that shoots 1080p HD video and the power to connect to everything you need
- Curtis DVD player – This unique UFO-designed DVD player will be sure to raise eyebrows and is the perfect complement to any tech lover’s home theatre
- Coby Noise Canceling Headphones – With its active noise-cancellation system and adjustable headband, these headphones will deliver dynamic audio and filter out any background noise
Celebrate the men in your life with these great gifts:
- Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Story – One of the most anticipated autobiographies of this generation, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Total Recall is the candid story of a remarkable actor, businessman and world leader
- Samsung 32” 720p LED TV – This 32” LED backlight television delivers brighter images with vibrant colour so viewers will enjoy improved motion blur that is perfect for watching sports or fast-paced action
- Dexter: The Sixth Season – For the man who loves a good thrill, the explosively popular TV show is back with a vengeance for a sixth season of startling suspense and unexpected twists
For The World Traveler
Pick up a few tools your globetrotter can use:
- Canon EOS Rebel XS – The new EOS Reble T3 delivers beautiful photos and video that are perfect for photographers who are ready to make the move to digital SLR
- Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS – With the 5” touchscreen display, the Garmin nuvi makes it easy to see where you’re going
- Kobo Mini – This pocket-sized eReader designed for reading on the go comes with a natural touchscreen and convenient Wi-Fi access to nearly three million eBooks
For The Game Lover
Give them a gift they won’t want to put down:
- Nintendo 3DS w/Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo 3DS includes two screens and pre-installed Super Mario 3D Land Game Pack, so they’ll be ready to play all day
- Twister Dance – Learn dances by following the Twister spots to songs like “Till the World Ends” by Britney Spears, or dance to your own music by connecting the game to any MP3 player
- James Bond Legends (Nintendo Wii U) – This first-of-its-kind Bond game features an original, overarching storyline inspired by six Bond movies and is combined with the heart-pounding action true gamers have come to expect
Spoil her with something she’s sure to love:
- Diamond Tennis Bracelet – Thirty-one round prong set diamonds totaling 1CT adorn this beautiful sterling silver braclet that will take her breath away
- The Time Keeper – From the author who has inspired millions worldwide with books like Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes a compelling fable about the first man on earth to count the hours and become Father Time
- Givenchy Play for Her – This bestseller has a hint of pink peppercorn, orange blossom, sweet pea, amyris wood, tiare flower, sandalwood, musk and patchuli
Holiday Shopping Made Easier
To make shopping even easier, 200 of Walmart’s 373 stores will operate 24 hours a day until closing time on December 24, unless otherwise noted. Customers can confirm exact locations and schedules at walmart.ca.
Alternatively, customers can take advantage of Walmart's everyday low prices without leaving the comfort of their homes. A selection of electronics and accessories, including some of Walmart's Top 20 Toys, are available for purchase online through walmart.ca.
About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 373 locations nationwide serving more than one million customers each day. Its flagship online store, walmart.ca, serves over 250,000 customers per day with online shopping and free shipping on 1,000s of items. With over 90,000 associates, Walmart is one of Canada's largest employers and is recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as having one of Canada's top 10 corporate cultures. Walmart Canada is focused on helping Canadian families in need. Since 1994, Walmart has donated and raised more than $160 million to Canadian charities and not-for-profit organizations. Additional company information can be found at walmart.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/@walmartcanada.
For further information
Walmart Canada Corporate Affairs: firstname.lastname@example.org