Walmart To Launch Annual Membership Service This Month

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Walmart To Launch Annual Membership Service This Month
Walmart has seen a boom in its online sales during the pandemic, and this service could help expand those sales.
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Walmart has announced its answer to Amazon Prime. 

Walmart+, an annual membership service, launches Sept. 15. It cost $98 a year or $12.95 if customers opt to pay each month. Members will get free grocery delivery, plus discounts on gas. It also offers a "Scan & Go" option when shopping in-store.

Walmart has seen a boom in its online sales during the pandemic, and this service could help expand those sales. 

By comparison, Amazon Prime costs $119 a year or $12.99 a month. It has 150 million subscribers worldwide.