Walmart Expands Home Products Footprint With Art.com Acquisition

Walmart will be decking the walls with the latest addition to its e-Commerce portfolio: Art.com, an art and home décor retailer with more than two million curated images. Walmart will use the purchase to gain a foothold in the $10 billion annual “wall” market in the U.S., which will help the retail giant improve its position in the overall home category.

The new products that will be available range from inexpensive prints and posters to limited edition pieces and other art. Walmart will add personalization features to the site by taking into consideration factors like the room’s rugs, furniture and the size of the…