- Wal-Mart (WMT -0.1%) eliminates a $5 fee to participate in its layaway program to fire one of the first shots of the holiday season promotional battles in retail.
- The company's layaway program will run from September 13 to December 13.
- Other retailers such as K-Mart (SHLD), Toys R Us, and Best Buy (BBY -1.9%) are likely to match Wal-Mart's layaway offer.
Wal-Mart already into layaway promotions for the holiday season
Aug 21 2013, 12:22 ET