Holiday partying at Wal-Mart

|About: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)|By:, SA News Editor

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) plans to hold more than 20,000 parties at its stores over the next two months, with the first event, called "Toys That Rock," taking place nationwide this Saturday.

It's part of the retailer's marketing strategy for the holiday season.

Wal-Mart also plans to triple its online selection to 60M items and will provide free two-day shipping when an order size exceeds $35.