Walmart teams with Shopify to grow its marketplace
Walmart and Shopify have announced that they are partnering to bring 1,200 sellers onto Walmart.com's third-party marketplace by the end of this year. The focus of the program is "U.S.-based small and medium businesses whose assortment complements ours," Walmart Marketplace Vice President Jeff Clementz said in a company blog post.
Activating the Walmart e-commerce channel through Shopify allows sellers to sync their assortments with Walmart.com to easily track orders, inventory and fulfillment within Shopify, and manage product information on Walmart.com, according to a Shopify press release.
Shopify sellers won't pay fees to list their products on Walmart.com but will pay "referral fees" when they make a sale, Shopify said.
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