Walmart Inc. has updated its smartphone app with store maps and shopping-list builders, the latest step in the retailer’s push to reduce hassle amid a migration to e-commerce.
Walmart’s app will add a feature called Store Assistant, which
activates when shoppers walk in the door. The goal is to make it easier
to build shopping lists while calculating costs and quickly locating
items. Maps will eventually be available for all of the chain’s 4,700
U.S. stores. The app will also show if a store has services like auto
care or photo processing.. . . more