Laptop products will provide easy, especially for school children, among other fields of study that requires a laptop of netbook device, and Wal-Mart has been making products natebook and netbook for professional workers, students and school children.
With the price and quality standard Wal-Mart offers natebook suitable for children and school programs can help them learn more effective with a laptops.
Wal-Mart store Inc has expanded its laptop selection by 40 percent and will be aggressive in pricing the computers and the accessories to go with them as the discount retailer looks to win sales from frugal back-to-school shoppers.
Starting this Sunday, Wal-Mart will begin selling an exclusive compaq Presario notebook computer that it developed in partnership with Hawlett-Packard Co for $298. A similar unit currently sells at Wal-Mart for $548.
"We think that that's a screaming value," said Gary severson, Wal-Mart U.S's senior vice president of home entertainment, in an interview. "You're going to see us focus dramatically not only on price, but the value for that price."
The presario notebook will be selling at a price that would normally purchase a less-capable netbook laptop. Retailers have started the back-to-school shopping season on shaky ground as consumers show an unwillingness to spend on anything but basic goods.
According to a National Retail Federation survey, the average family with children in kindergarten through 12th grade plans to spend 7.7 percent less on school gear this year than a year ago. One bright spot in the survey was consumer electronics, where students plan to spend more. In addition, nearly 75 percent of respondents said they intend to shop at a discount stores for their new school purchases.
Wal-Mart is looking at the back-to-school season as a chance to showcase its expanded selection of natebook and netbook computers, with severson saying laptops are becoming a staple item students of all ages. "We think that this year is really the opportunity for us to establish in laptops," Severson said.
To gain leadership, Wal-Mart is following tactics it used to become a major player in flat scr3n TVs -- expanding its selection of name brands while trying to beat the competition on price.