Wal-Mart is the go-to store for many Americans whether it be for school supplies, clothes, toys, pet supplies or groceries. Well, now you can add new and used cars, trucks and crossovers to that shopping list.
The largest retailer in the United States is now looking to make inroads in one of the more competitive retail spaces: new vehicle sales. The company is partnering with several dealership groups, including AutoNation, to form an online new vehicle outlet called CarSaver.
Scheduled to open on April 1, it will encompass 25 Wal-Mart Supercenters in Houston, Dallas, Phoenix and Oklahoma City, according to the company. For the most part, CarSaver can be looked at as a conduit to a brick-and-mortar dealership. At this point, it’s most likely to be an AutoNation outlet. (more…)