Bloomberg reports that Walmart may start selling iPad later this year as part of newly-expanded electronics sales. Thinking of the World’s largest retailer spotlighting the iPad could boost sales of the tablet device but Apple is already having hard time to meet the demand.
“We anticipate being able to have the iPad later this year,” Gary Severson, senior vice president of entertainment for Wal-Mart’s U.S. stores, said in a telephone interview. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company isn’t prepared to provide specific details related to the timing and pricing of the iPad, he said.
Apple is already low on iPad supplies and unable to meet the demand plus they have started accepting pre-order from international customers as well. There’s no word from Apple on this development. They are just selling iPad via their own retails stores and via Best Buy with “store-within-a-store” concept.