Wal-Mart Launches New Online Custom CD Service Exclusively at www.walmart.com

New, Innovative Online Music Service Lets Customers Easily Create Their

Favorite Music Mix and Personalize a CD - Shipped to Their Address

Apr 26, 2005, 01:00 ET from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

    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
         packaging options.
      *  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 .

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