Given the option, I'll always physically go to a store if I need to pick something up.

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There are occasions though were the day just gets away from me, and all of a sudden I realize I need a few last-minute things and don't have time to grab them on my own.

That's when I'm thankful for grocery and retail stores' expansive pickup and delivery options nowadays.

Photo by Aaron Doucett on Unsplash
Photo by Aaron Doucett on Unsplash

One of the few good things that came out of the past two or so years if you ask me.

That being said, one major retailer in New Jersey and the rest of the country is about to make some pretty big changes with their online ordering policies.

Which Major Retailer In New Jersey Is Making Changes?

They are best known for having very low prices on everyday household items, electronics, and clothing, as well as a large selection of groceries.

I like to use this place for getting photos printed out, as well as picking up the odds and ends that I need throughout the week.

I'm sure you've been here before, maybe even today.

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Photo by Marques Thomas on Unsplash


What Changes Is Walmart Making To Their Online Shopping Policy?

Usually, according to Eat This Not That, when you would order something online to either pick up or have delivered, and the store didn't have the product you were looking for it would get substituted.

Generally, if the cost of that substitution was higher in price than what you ordered, Walmart would eat the cost and give you the higher-priced substitution at no extra cost to you.

That could all be changing soon.

Eat This Not That reports that Walmart plans on having you pay the extra cost for substitutions if it is more expensive than what you ordered.

So if you order a certain brand of cereal that's $3.99, and Walmart doesn't have it, they'll substitute it for something else.

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Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash

If that other cereal is $4.99 however, you would have to pay the extra dollar.

Walmart is joining other brands like Wholefoods and Instacart which use this practice already.

No word on when exactly the change in substitution policy would go into effect, but there is some good news.

Walmarts New Substitution Policy Will Give You More Control

Eat This Not That reports that you will have more control over your substitutions.

If something needs to be changed, you'll be notified and will have the option to either accept or decline.

In addition, it looks like you'll be able to set your substitution preferences, so the store will just know what to do when it comes to your subs.

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