The retail giant says that customers can now browse more items on its Web site, and then opt to pay with cash by heading into a local store and dropping off the Benjamins.
The cloud-gaming service has signed a deal that will let Walmart.com shoppers sample games for free to help them decide on a purchase.
The payments company has hired former Netflix DVD-by-mail lead Andrew Rendich, along with Allison Hopkins, once an HR honcho at the video rental heavyweight.
The world's biggest real world retailer plans to catch up with its online competitor using mobile apps that focus on an in-store experience rather than a piece of fancy technology.
The retailing giant is pulling out all stops, from free shipping to price match guarantees. And for Walmart, Cyber Monday starts on Saturday.
The computer maker takes a page out of the playbooks of home shopping networks, and live streams a product demo on Walmart's Web site.
Walmart will be the Windows Phone 8 device's exclusive provider for its U.S. launch later in May.
The company says that it's currently in the early planning stages, but it would pay shoppers to deliver goods to online customers' homes.
Once the largest music seller in the U.S., the retail giant plans to close its download store at the end of the month.