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• Walmart yesterday announced a new partnership with Advance Auto Parts that will have it opening “an auto parts specialty store on Walmart.com, according to USA Today.

According to the story, Walmart “expects the new specialty store will open in the first half of 2019 and plans to provide home delivery and same-day pickup of orders, as well as installation of some parts at Advance locations.

“Walmart's partnership with Advance could be a strategic one to counter Amazon's move last year into the automotive aftermarket auto parts sales, which amounts to $48 billion in annual sales in the U.S.”
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