Wal-Mart ends ShippingPass, launches free two-day shipping

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Wal-Mart said it’s relying on five fulfillment centers to execute its two-day shipping offer.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it is ending its ShippingPass delivery subscription pilot and offering free two-day shipping on more than 2 million items without a membership program, starting at 8 a.m. ET.

The retailer is also lowering the minimum purchase required for free shipping to a customer’s home to $35 from $50. Items shipped to stores have no minimum price threshold.

Wal-Mart WMT, +1.16% also offers same-day store pickup on many items, and online grocery pickup in more than 600 locations with additional locations planned for 2017.

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