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Walmart unveils toys, layaway service for the holidays
Walmart unveils toys, layaway service for the holidays

More than two months before Black Friday, Walmart Stores Inc. gave a sneak peek of its toy strategy and layaway plan for the crucial holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it had relied on kids for the second year in a row to test the season's front-runners for child-friendly games and gadgets. Among the winners: crafting items, such as the Spin Master Sew Cool Sewing Machine; toys related to Disney's blockbuster film "Frozen" and the popular TV show "Doc McStuffins"; and electronics such as the Leapfrog LeapTV. "The kids surprised us this year with their changing tastes in toys, but we were ready to react to their...

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