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anyone know why walmart doesn't have layaway anymore? not everyone can get approved for a credit card, it's not fair.

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Asked by mandielynn23 at 11:48 AM on Sep. 30, 2009 in Shopping

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  • Too many people placing items on layaway then not coming to get them...then by the time they restock them, no one wants them.

    Save up the money before you go to buy a big purchase instead of depending on a credit card.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:49 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • I don't know why, but why not just go to another store that does layaway? I know K-Mart does it.

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 11:50 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Oh and if it's a christmas item...most banks offer a christmas club that you can put money in but cannot withdraw it until Oct-Dec timeframe so you don't get tempted to use it for other things.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:50 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • I don't know why they quit but it pisses me off!  I was a layaway fanatic for things like Christmas and birthdays.  It SUCKS!  I feel your pain on this one!


    Answer by Katrina3016 at 11:51 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • thats cool, i never knew about the bank christmas club thing, i will ask my bank next time im there.

    Answer by mandielynn23 at 11:53 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • I dont know but i miss it!! It would be great for christmas shopping! Ugh. And Kmart just sucks. At least around here. Does Sears do a layway too since they own Kmart?

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 11:56 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • From what I remember, they got rid of Layaway to force people into applying for their Walmart credit card. Trouble is, most people who qualify for credit cards aren't using Layaway anyway. I liked it for the convenience of being able to shop ahead of the crowds, and keep my stuff there til just before Christmas so I didn't have to worry about where to hide everything before I got it wrapped.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:02 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • yeah it does suck big time i love walmart.....

    Answer by lhernandez7208 at 12:03 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Christmas bank accounts are great!

    Answer by Gailll at 12:04 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • You have to save your money to buy what you need.

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:42 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

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