USA: Wal-Mart Hopes To Reopen Website November 1
The ongoing site renovations to WalMart.com, the online subsidiary of Wal-Mart, are taking longer than anticipated, the company announced yesterday. The site, which temporarily closed October 3 to allow its e-commerce platform to be replaced with a newly acquired and improved system, was tentatively set to reopen October 17, according to a customer service representative. But company spokeswoman Cynthia Lynn said that the actual estimated timeline should have been described as between October 17 and November 1, according to a report in Computerworld magazine. "We are still working with all due diligence," Lynn said. "We are targeting to have the remodelled site live by November 1." Several analysts had questioned Wal-Mart.com's decision to close down for renovations just before the busy holiday shopping season. The company said the work was being done now to make holiday shopping better for its customers.
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