Family & Living

March, 12, 2010 - 01:22 PM / ET

Walmart Introduces New Hometrends Line
Now available in stores and online at Walmart.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With the first day of spring just weeks away, many families are looking to update their home decor with the latest styles, without digging deep into their pockets. Now, making a few changes to create a new look is something that everyone can affordably achieve. The addition of accent pieces - reflective of current colors, textures and designs - can quickly transform a room. In order to offer families a full range of design solutions, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced the launch of its new Hometrends line available in most stores and on Walmart.com.

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Hometrends bedding, bath, dining, furniture, home decor and accessories reflect the newness of the season and capture a sense of style with modern, nature and global influences. Whether updating a living room, bedroom, dining area or bathroom, customers can choose from a variety of colors of the moment and contemporary patterns to decorate a room that shows off their style. Nature-inspired materials and finishes lend a unique feel to the line, while inspiration from global influences and modern geometrics are trend-right and current. From bold toss pillows and area rugs to fashion-forward accents, Hometrends makes it possible for anyone to transform a room with the latest styles for less. Customers can visit Walmart.com today to see the full collection and redesign virtual living rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms using new Hometrends products.

Sample items(1) include:
-- Decorative accessories under $15
-- Rugs starting at $11
-- Bedding starting at $39.96
-- Dinnerware sets starting at $35, with coordinating placemats starting at $3

"The Hometrends line helps Walmart provide an affordable solution for customers who crave great style but don't want to break the bank to achieve it," said Karen Stuckey, Senior Vice President of Home at Walmart. "By offering the colors and the trends of the moment, Walmart enables do-it-yourself decorators to embrace their creativity to dramatically change a room with ease, confidence, and minimal investment."

*Our stores will match the price of any local competitor's printed ad for an identical product. Not applicable to Walmart.com. Restrictions apply. See store for details.

(1) Prices and availability may vary by store and on walmart.com.

About Walmart
Every week, millions of customers visit Walmart stores, Neighborhood Markets, and Sam's Club locations across America or log on to its online store at www.walmart.com. The company and its Foundation are committed to a philosophy of giving back locally. Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is proud to support the causes that are important to customers and associates right in their own neighborhoods, and last year gave more than $378 million to local communities in the United States. More information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://www.walmartstores.com.

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