Walmart & Capital One To Introduce Combined Retail Credit Card Program

By John Heerdink LinkedIn

Capital One & Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) are now launching the Capital One Walmart Rewards Credit Card Program with two new credit cards rewarding customers for shopping at Walmart and other places where the card is accepted. The program’s signature card, the Capital One Walmart Rewards MasterCard, and the Walmart Rewards Card exclusively for Walmart purchases, to be made available beginning September 24. Customers can apply for the card online at Walmart.com, the Walmart app, at CapitalOne.com or can also place a request via mobile application by sending a text, after which a verification process takes place and customers receive their cards after successful completion of the above steps.

The Capital One Walmart Rewards MasterCard to offer customers benefits like cashback, no annual fee or foreign transaction fee, facility to redeem rewards, and gift cards. Cardholders can also enjoy digital tools from Capital One like real-time purchases, security alerts, access to lock and unlock their card through the Capital One mobile app.

In addition to the above, the Walmart Rewards Card to offer cardholders with cashback, introductory offers, including various other benefits at the Walmart Fuel Stations. Existing Walmart cardholders to be converted to Capital One Walmart Rewards MasterCard or the Walmart Rewards Card and are expected to start earning new rewards from October 11 with updated cards arriving in the mail by November.

“As our company has evolved to serve customers shopping in stores, online, and on the Walmart apps, we also recognized the need to fully digitally enable the cardholder experience; that’s why we’ve worked with Capital One to make it possible for cardholders to manage essentially every interaction with the program right from the palm of their hands.” stated Daniel Eckert, senior vice president, Walmart services and digital acceleration.

Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is a worldwide retailer that operates in various formats. The three segments of the company include Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The company is comprised of discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites. To learn more about Walmart (WMT) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walmart Coverage Page.

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