Walmart’s text message-based Jetblack shopping service shuts down

Walmart’s experimental personal shopping service, Jetblack, is shutting down, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The service launched in 2018 and allowed customers in Manhattan and Brooklyn to shop at Walmart stores by texting the service. Then employees would receive and fulfill those orders.

Jetblack, which was available for $50 per month, will continue to fulfill any outstanding orders through February 21st, according to a note on the company’s website. Customers will also be refunded for their final month’s membership fee.

An earlier report from The Wall Street Journal noted that Jetblack had been struggling to succeed for some time. The invite-only service only…

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