BENTONVILLE, Ark. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – March 19, 2018 – Walmart and Handy know that customers not only want to save money on their next TV or couch; they also want to immediately enjoy the new item at home. That’s why Handy, a leader in home services, and Walmart are making Handy’s installation and assembly services for televisions and furniture available in more than 2,000 stores.
The new program provides Walmart shoppers with quick, affordable access to Handy’s high-quality in-home installation and assembly, as interested shoppers can purchase Handy services while checking out in store. As with all Handy services, Walmart customers can schedule an appointment from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and a qualified local professional will arrive on time to handle the rest. All Handy services are backed by the Handy Happiness Guarantee.
“At Walmart, we are tirelessly searching for new and creative ways to improve the everyday lives of our customers by providing great experiences that extend from our stores into their homes,” said Daniel Eckert, senior vice president, Walmart Services and Digital Acceleration, Walmart U.S. “Our program with Handy enables us to eliminate the friction of installation and assembly, and offer customers a convenient, delightful experience from start to finish. We know Handy’s services are going to be a big help to our busy customers.”
“Walmart is relentlessly devoted to improving their customer’s shopping experience,” said Oisin Hanrahan, co-founder and CEO of Handy. “We are thrilled to work with Walmart to fundamentally enhance the way that their shoppers access the services needed to enjoy their purchases.”
Handy services are currently available for purchase in 25 Walmart stores in Atlanta and will be available in 2,000 additional Walmart stores next month.
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City, Handy is changing the way that people book and provide home services. Customers turn to Handy for a great experience that provides them with the home services they need, wherever they are, whenever they want them. For professionals, the Handy platform makes it possible to maintain a flexible schedule with meaningful income opportunities. The Handy platform is available in 2,000 locations across the U.S. and three countries. Handy has facilitated millions of bookings, served more than half a million customers and activated over 80,000 independent professionals. For more information visit https://www.handy.com/.
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 270 million customers and members visit our more than 11,700 stores under nearly 59 banners in 28 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2018 revenue of $500.3 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart.