Walmart Does Away With Layaway

Walmart today announced they are phasing out their layaway programs. November 19th is the last day to place items for Christmas and they must be picked up by December 8th.

Layaway plans were popularized by advertisers in the early 20th century with slogans such as “You furnish the girl, we’ll furnish the home.”

Likewise, Walmart will discontinue use of their slogan, “You furnish your cousin, we’ll furnish the trailer.”

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