Confirmed: Walmart to sell BlackBerry 10 smartphones



Now not a shock, in contemporary years, the retail chain Walmart has additionally been top the cell market being as “licensed supplier” of the principle cellular suppliers, it has been introduced they’ll promote the BlackBerry 10 Smartphones. For now, the pre orders are on hand simplest in Canada .

Press unencumber:

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) — Wal-Mart Retailers Inc., the arena’s greatest retailer, will promote Analysis In Movement Ltd.’s new BlackBerry 10 in Canada and probably the U.S., giving the smartphone maker any other ally in its comeback effort.

Wal-Mart’s Canadian unit is taking pre-orders from buyers for the telephone, which Waterloo, Ontario-primarily based RIM will debut on Jan. 30, stated Alex Roberton, a Wal-Mart Canada spokesman, following a gathering at Bloomberg’s Toronto workplace.

Wal-Mart remains to be confirming its plans for BlackBerry 10 within the U.S., spokeswoman Sarah Spencer stated, declining to remark additional.

RIM is depending on enthusiasm for the BlackBerry 10, particularly in Canada the place prior fashions first seemed greater than a decade in the past, to reverse six quarters of declining gross sales and make the emblem aggressive once more with Apple Inc.’s iPhone. RIM shares have just about tripled seeing that late September on optimism for its potentialities of a restoration.

RIM jumped thirteen % to $17.ninety at four p.m. in New York, its easiest seeing that Dec. 1, 2011.

Wal-Mart, based totally in Bentonville, Arkansas stated as of late it’ll spend C$450 million ($453 million) constructing new shops and renovating retailers in Canada, and expects to have 379 areas within the usa by way of the tip of the month.

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