WASHINGTON — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Target Meijer Inc. announced Wednesday they will join forces to offer a range of apparel and accessories, including hats, socks, jackets, hoodies, gloves, pants and even socks, to retail and wholesale customers.
The stores also announced a partnership with the Washington Post Company, to help with their online and print ads.
Target, Wal-Marts parent company, said in a statement: “Target has always valued its employees and our ability to work together.
We look forward to working with these companies to create more affordable apparel and clothing that meets our customers’ needs and the goals of the store.”
Target said it is joining the Walmart Stores initiative in which retailers offer clothing, accessories, and accessories from brands that have been featured on the company’s digital channels, and with the goal of creating more affordable and innovative products for its customers.
The partnership will be announced in the near future.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Wal-mart, which has helped us make an impact on the retail marketplace, to further our vision to provide the best possible apparel for our customers,” said Steve Cisneros, president and CEO of Target.
Walmart will donate $1 million to Target Meikle, a nonprofit that helps small businesses that sell low-priced, high-quality apparel, with a commitment to help the charity expand its reach to underserved communities.
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