VICTORVILLE – A Victorville Walmart will be part of an 11-store list of Greater Los Angeles region stores that are set to be remodeled by fall this year.
Four of the eleven stores include Inland Empire stores including the Victorville store located at 11896 Amargosa Road, the Beaumont store located at 1540 E. 2nd St., the San Jacinto store located at 1861 S. San Jacinto Ave., and the Corona store located at 479 N. McKinley St.
As part of a larger $145 million plans, some of which include changes for online sales to become more competitive with online giant, Amazon. The select stores will make changes to stores in order to improve the shopping experience for in-store customers. Improvements will include wider aisles, larger produce sections, and upgrades to their electronic department. Other store remodels include stores in Duarte, Chino, Panorama City, Huntington Beach, Orange, Laguna Niguel, and Rancho Santa Margarita.
Part of the multi-million dollar plans include a new Walmart Supercenter in Fresno and expanded online purchasing for shoppers who prefer the out-of-store shopping experience. These include adding 50 Grocery pickup locations in addition to the current 44 locations. Mobile Express Scan & Go has been tested in100 stores across the United States and will be adding additional stores.This service allows customers to use their mobile devices to scan and bag their purchases as they shop. Once the shopping is complete, shoppers can pay using their phones without waiting in a line.
The final change will include additional Pickup Towers, which are currently installed in 200 U.S. stores. An additional 500 locations are planned, with the first California tower being the store located at 3943 Grand Ave. in the City of Chino. These towers work in conjunctions with the pickup service, allowing customers to order from home and pick up at a vending-type machine using a barcode that is sent to their smartphone, saving time for pickup customers.
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This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization