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The world largest retailer said the move, which pits it against pandora rings home impro pandora rings vement rivals Home Depot and Lowe is aimed at luring shoppers who are looking to restore patios and gardens battered by severe winter weather. Retailers don typically discount new spring pandora rings merchandise so quickly and aggressively, opting to cut prices slightly throughout the season. This spring, however, will be more important to many retailers that were hurt by strong winter storms that kept shoppers indoors and forced stores to close hundreds of locations. Industry watchers say other retailers are like pandora rings ly to follow Wal Mart in offering promotions on home improvement merchandise, which has high profit margins. is trying to get growth, said Craig R. Johnson, president of retail consultancy Customer Growth Partners. early bird catches the worm. But Amanda Manna, a Lowe spokeswoman, said: expertise in home improvement allows us to serve customers as a partner throughout an entire home improvement project, from inspiration to completion. In the past, Wal Mart Stores, based in Bentonville, Ark., typically offered discounts on outdoor items or special buys throughout the season. This sale, which ends March 29, marks the first time it has pulled the items together to kick off a spring sale, Wal Mart said. Among the items that will be on sale: a seven piece Mainstays patio furniture set for $298, $15 stacking sling chairs, $88 Kingsford charcoal grills, and $144 lawn mowers brands like Murray and Snapper. Shoppers can also find five bags of Miracle Gro garden soil for $10 and bags of mulch for $1.97 each. During the height of the winter weather, Wal Mart closed more than 200 stores. discount stores posted a 0.4 percent decline in revenue at stores open at least a year for the fourth quarter, which encompasses the winter months.

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Mart Tries Bring Your Own Bag Policy CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA CBS) Paper or plastic? It the common question we hear at the check out counter. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, the world largest retailer is trying an experiment that takes it a bit further.

BYOB takes on a new meaning at two California Wal Mart stores. It stands for your own bag This weekend the two Wal Mart locations stopped offering free plastic bags. Instead shoppers can bring their own, buy 15 cent re useable bags or don bag their purchases at all.

But not every shopper is sold on this new policy there. Shopper Cris Ingram says, think it a matter of principle, I already buying groceries here, I should get a bag. While shopper Jeff Hawks says, recycle, actually take old plastic bags and recycle them, doing for years and when I saw charging for bags, 15 cents, I didn care for that at all. Some customers are on the fence. Shopper Kathy Turner is one of them. She says, not sure about it, I do bring my own bags to most shopping, but if I forget them I don want to be charged for them. While others, think they doing their part. Shopper Debra Courtade says, need to change our way of thinking so we can better the environment. says this is a test case. The company wants to find ways to reduce the use of plastic bags by 25% in each of its stores in the United States b pandora rings y 2013. While th pandora rings e new bring your own bag polic pandora rings y at those t pandora rings wo California Wal Mart stores started this weekend, shoppers there did get advance notice. The stores have been posting signs and talking it up since October. Will the experiment spread to our area? Wal Mart says that will be determined based on feedback from customers.



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