It started with Google Wallet which then turned into Android Pay and then it was facing competition from Apple Pay but then Samsung wanted to get in with the action, so it bought a startup and released Samsung Pay and then LG had to give mobile payments a try because if chaebol number one can do it, why not number two, but then hold on a second, Walmart’s here to be its own beacon and now what, Target?
Yes, Target seems to be mulling over entry into the mobile payments field after its largest big box rival in the United States went out to launch Walmart Pay. It has not [...]
Walmart recently became famous for offering a pre-launch discounts for the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on launch date. The company dropped the price to $189 and $79 respectively, which may be seen as little in the eyes of some, but surely interesting when compared to other retailers that simply match the price of the device in their stores.
The story will repeat itself again on November 1st. If you’re interested on the 16GB Wi-Fi variant of the iPad Air, you can get it for $479 in Walmart, though we sadly have no confirmed details that this $20 discount will apply to every [...]
It’s the common thing for retailers to drop the price of Apple products when they’re a week or two away from being refreshed. It’s also the common deal for carriers like Sprint to drop the price as well if they haven’t met their quota of sales. What’s odd is to see a retailer do this when we are still a ton of months away from the expected refresh of the next-generation iPhone.
In this case we’re talking about Walmart, which just decided to drop the price of the iPhone 5 to just $129 after the usual 2-year contract, and the iPhone 4S to just [...]