BRISBANE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT)
announces the launch of its new online custom CD service, now available to
customers nationwide at www.walmart.com/music . The new easy-to-use, no-
download-required music service allows customers to conveniently select
individual songs from a deep music catalog that Walmart.com then places on a
personalized, physical CD sent to their address -- all at a great Wal-Mart
value of only $4.62 for the first three songs and only 88 cents per additional
A unique, innovative offering unmatched by any other online music
provider, the new online custom CD service presents another convenient music
solution for customers to select and arrange their music choices and
personalize a CD for themselves, their family or friends. Also, custom CDs
offer even more ease and flexibility for customers as they don't require the
use of a CD burner.
At only $4.62 per custom CD (includes physical CD, three songs and
packaging), plus 88 cents for each additional song, customers can easily
select tunes from an extensive, multi-genre catalog, personalize the CD title
and packaging from a variety of images, and ship it to their address. Also,
customers can choose from an extensive music catalog of new releases, top
songs and albums, artists of the month, and Wal-Mart exclusives.
"We recognize music is not only important, but incredibly personal to our
customers. At Walmart.com, our new online custom CD service delivers a
convenient entertainment solution for customers to easily experience and enjoy
music in a personalized format. Also, the service is readily accessible to
customers without a CD burner or who prefer not to download music," said Kevin
Swint, Walmart.com's director of media categories.
Added Swint, "Whether customers make custom CDs for their favorite road
trip, birthday gifts for family and friends, or creative wedding favors, the
service draws from an expansive catalog of hot new music releases, rock, pop,
country, rap, R&B, and Wal-Mart exclusives to satisfy all music fans -- at
Wal-Mart's Every Day Low Prices."
The custom CD service is designed to make the selection, customization and
checkout process easy, enjoyable and time efficient. Here's how it works in
just a few quick steps:
* Select the music tab at www.walmart.com/music and click on
"Create a Custom CD."
* Search or browse a song and click "Add to CD." Continue to add songs
until playlist is complete or CD is full.
* Click "Organize and Buy" and continue.
* Personalize the CD -- create the title and choose one of various CD
* Enter the shipping address and complete purchase.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates Wal-Mart Stores, Supercenters, Neighborhood
Markets and SAM'S CLUB locations in the United States. Internationally, the
company operates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Mexico,
Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom. The company's securities are
listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges under the symbol WMT. More
information about Wal-Mart can be found by visiting www.walmartfacts.com .
Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com .
SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.