Walmart Tackles Game Time Entertaining with Lower Prices on Party Foods and Electronics
New Rollbacks provide for a menu under $50, and $100 savings on select HDTVs
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – To get football fans primed for the big kickoff Feb. 1, Walmart is passing along new savings starting this week on the most popular food and electronics purchases made this time of year. Walmart announces $50 to $100 Rollbacks on select HDTVs – savings that can help pay for the entire football party menu and more.
Even in a tough economy, Americans still love their football! More than 70 percent are still planning to make purchases for entertaining around the big game Feb. 1.*
Walmart’s food savings will help fans create a Game Time menu for 10 people for less than $50. A sample party menu may include the following items**:
* Walmart Chicken Wing Basket - $8 average (or $5.24 per lb.)
* Walmart Fresh Vegetable Tray - $10
* Two (2) DiGiorno 12” Pizzas - $9.50
* One (1) bag Ruffles potato chips (10 oz.) - $2
* Two (2) bags Tostitos chips (10-13 oz.) - $6
* One (1) jar 15 oz. Tostitos Queso dip and one (1) 24 oz. Salsa - $6
* One (1) bag Chex Mix Party Mix (20 oz.) - $2.78
* Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough (16 oz.) - $2.48
* Two (2) 2-liters of Pepsi (or Diet Pepsi) - $2
The retailer’s HDTV savings start with Rollbacks up to $100 on select, top TV brands in the most popular sizes starting Jan. 25. A few examples include $100 saved on a Samsung 32- inch LCD HDTV at $498 – the same price as on Black Friday – to the larger Sony 46-inch $1,298 HDTV reduced $100 on Rollback and in addition includes a $100 bonus Walmart Gift Card with purchase.
For those fans excited about the halftime show and upcoming album, Walmart has the exclusive new Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Greatest Hits CD for only $10.
Additional savings across the store, as well as budget friendly party ideas, are available at www.walmart.com. At www.walmart.com/gametime, customers can review creative ideas for a “Game Time Menu” and create shopping lists based on the amount of guests they plan to host.
About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT)
Every week, millions of customers visit Walmart Stores, supercenters, Neighborhood Markets, and Sam’s Club locations across America or log on to its online store at www.walmart.com. The company and its Foundation are committed to a philosophy of giving back locally. Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) is proud to support the causes that are important to customers and associates right in their own neighborhoods, and last year gave more than $296 million to local communities in the United States. More information about Walmart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com.
* According to 8,850 respondents in a survey conducted by BIGresearch Jan 1-8, 2009.
** Prices listed represent the majority of Walmart stores nationwide. Some restrictions apply, void where prohibited.
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