Walmart Canada Partners with 7-Eleven, Expands ‘Grab & Go’ Locker Pilot

The next time you order something like an iPad or Apple accessory from Walmart, you’ll be able to pick up from a select 7-Eleven store in Toronto. The retail giant announced today it has teamed up with the convenience store chain to expand its Grab & Go Locker service in the Greater Toronto Area.

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The service enables customers to ship online orders for free to a Grab & Go Locker location and pick it up at their convenience. Once items are placed in lockers customers are emailed 6-digit PIN codes which allows access to lockers; goods are held in lockers for seven days.

Simon Rodrigue, senior vice president, ecommerce, Walmart Canada, explained in a statement “Partnering with 7-Eleven to expand our Grab & Go Locker service was a natural fit. Our goal is simple – we want to provide our customers with an online shopping experience that is easy and convenient.”

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The service is currently offered in select GTA Walmart stores, Walmart Canada Home Office, and Kapuskasing, Ontario. Here are the new following 7-Eleven locations where you can find Walmart Grab & Go Lockers:

  • Brampton – 131 Kennedy Road
  • Burlington – 735 Guelph Line
  • Toronto – 3355 Dundas Street West
  • Toronto – 680 Yonge Street
  • Mississauga – 2330 Battleford Road
  • Vaughan – 2067 Rutherford Road

Grab & Go Lockers are limited to items weighing less than 66 pounds and do not exceed a maximum height of 17-inches. Items shipped by third party vendors can’t be shipped to these lockers.

Walmart says it plans to expand the Grab & Go program across Canada, but as of now the program is only available in the Greater Toronto Area. Currently, online shipping costs $4.97 for orders under $50, while orders over this amount are free. Customers can also ship for free to Grab & Go Lockers or their nearest Canada Post location.

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  • Dean D. Lubaki

    The problem with these lockers is: why would I wait one to three days for it to be delivered… In a Walmart location?
    When I first tried it, I thought I would be able to pick it the same day because the items would come directly from the store.
    Nope! It is shipped from the repository to the store…

  • I guess it saves time from going to a store, finding the item and paying for it. Because everybody wants to go to Walmart but nobody wants to go to Walmart.