If you shop at Walmart locations in Rome, Utica, Herkimer, New Hartford, and Syracuse, you'll soon notice they will look different.

According to CNN, Walmart is giving all of its stores massive makeovers. You will see a new redesign that mimics its app so shoppers can more easily find what they're looking for.

In a push to get more people to download its app and use it while shopping (read: not Amazon's app), Walmart is encouraging shoppers to download it prior to entering to assist in navigating the store, search for more options online and pay once finished."

According to the news, the redesign will roll out to 200 US stores by the end of the year and 1,000 more by the end of 2021. Many of these innovations seem inspired by the way customers have started shopping during COVID-19, however, Walmart had already been testing this new concept in select stores.

Shoppers will also notice that Walmart's departments are being more clearly organized and new, larger signage will be installed.

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