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Why Walmart Had to Bring Back Layaways

Walmart is struggling to end its declining same store sales, which have faltered over the past nine consecutive quarters. It's no wonder: With massive unemployment, discount retailers have to pull out all the stops to win over new customers, or even retain the ones they have. Re-enter layaways, which Walmart shelved in 2006.

Walmart Brings Back Layaway for the Holidays

Walmart is bringing back something its customers have been asking for since the Great Recession: layaway. The world's largest retailer, which ditched the pay-as-you-go plans in 2006, is rolling out a holiday layaway option from Oct. 17 through Dec. 16.