Wal-Mart Is The One-Stop Shop For Last Minute Gifts

Hottest selling gifts, super stocking stuffers and accommodating holiday hours
make shopping a snap at Wal-Mart stores or online at Walmart.com (
www.walmart.com)

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 13 – Time may be running out, but all the hottest holiday gifts are still available at Wal-Mart and Walmart.com (www.walmart.com). And with the world’s largest retailer offering a variety of gift items under one roof, even the most procrastinating of last-minute shoppers will have more time left to enjoy with family and friends.

Top Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas 
Just because the days are dwindling to a precious few doesn’t mean that you have to settle for anything but the best. Wal-Mart is the season’s “one-stop-shop” – both in stores and online - for gifts you can count on to be in-stock today in every category – personalized gifts, electronics, toys and more.

  • Wal-Mart gift cards: New photo gift cards that feature your very own photo or phrases! Fun, fast and easy- a uniquely personal way to show how much you care. For the ultimate procrastinator, Walmart.com (www.walmart.com) offers online gift cards that can be purchased and emailed even on December 25.
  • mobiBLU Cube MP3 player (www.walmart.com only): Barely one inch by one inch, this is the hottest selling item, only available at Walmart.com.
  • DVDs:  Entertain this holiday season with the must-have DVDs including: Fantastic Four (12/6), Cinderella Man (12/6), 40-Year-Old Virgin (12/13) and Must Love Dogs (12/20).
  • CDs: Give the gift of music with new releases from Lindsay Lohan (12/6), Ashanti (12/6) and Bo Bice (12/13) that are sure to be a hit this holiday.
  • Jewelry: ‘Tis the season to sparkle! From fashion to luxury, diamonds to gold, Wal-Mart has a full selection of fine jewelry at unbelievable prices.
  • Hamilton Beach BrewStation coffeemaker: Instead of brewing coffee into a traditional carafe, this coffeemaker brews directly into a thermal-insulated tank equipped with a gentle warming heater. This keeps brewed coffee fresher longer. Other convenience features include one-hand dispensing.
  • Pajamas, robes and slippers: Give the gift of comfort and luxury – from fleece to silk, Wal-Mart has dozens of cozy options for everyone on your list.
  • Garmin StreetPilot: This automotive GPS system comes preloaded with detailed maps for the entire United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
  • Stanley Mechanic Tools: For any homeowner working on projects or repairs around the house, Stanley Mechanic Tools are an absolute essential. Assemble exercise equipment, fix cars, bikes or build just about anything with any of these versatile tool sets for less.
  • Portable DVD players: Enjoy your favorite movies and music on a portable DVD player. Wal-Mart has a wide selection available both online and in-store.
  • Kids’ digital cameras: Let your kids get plugged into the holidays and record all their fun memories.
  • Gifts-to-go: Straight from the Wal-Mart seasonal aisle, Wal-Mart offers several candy options and gift baskets that are ready to be placed under the tree – all you need to do is fill out a gift tag.
  • Fragrances: From Beyonce to Ralph Lauren, fragrances make the perfect gift for men and women – and this year, Wal-Mart and Walmart.com offer more options than ever.

"Wherever there’s a Wal-Mart, there’s no reason to worry about finding last-minute gifts," notes Stephen Quinn, senior vice president of marketing, Wal-Mart stores, Inc.  "Even if they wait until the very last moment, our customers can find a wide variety of great gifts for everyone on their lists, all under one roof."

Wal-Mart Holiday Store Hours
• All stores will close at 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
• 24-hour stores will reopen at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, December 26.
• Non 24-hour stores will open at their normal opening time on Monday, December 26.

Walmart.com “Holiday Guarantee” Shipping Cutoffs
• Standard shipping:  December 16
• 2-3 day shipping:   December 19
• 1 day shipping:   December 20

About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates Wal-Mart Stores, Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets and SAM’S CLUB locations in the United States. The company also operates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom. The company’s securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges under the symbol WMT. More information about Wal-Mart can be found by visiting www.walmartfacts.com. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmartfacts.com. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com and www.samsclub.com.

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