BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A big change this year coming to holiday shopping as Walmart will offer the same deals online as in the store this Thanksgiving and Black Friday, according to a spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Walmart on College Drive.
The company said it is a new idea they believe will be move convenient for customers.
In years past, retailers offered deals exclusive to their website and their stores. Walmart now said the same deals online and in the store is the way of the future for holiday shopping.
"It's really part of the industry, this merging of what we say the merging of digital and physical," said Anne Hatfield, Director of Communications with Walmart. "Customers want to shop when and how they want."
Walmart will begin offering its online holiday deals at midnight Thursday. The store on College will then open its doors at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving. Those doors will stay open through Black Friday.