Walmart Canada Calls on Toshiba for Helpdesk Support Services
(Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions)

Toshiba partners with Walmart Canada to provide IT support and improve technical infrastructure

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 03, 2015 - Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, the global market share leader in installed retail point of sale (POS) technology, announced today that Walmart Canada, one of Canada's leading retailers since 1994, has selected Toshiba TCx™Care to manage and be the single point of contact for all IT helpdesk call center services, for Toshiba point of sale hardware and all other OEM retail store equipment.

Walmart Canada is passionate about providing the best technology experience for their customers and their store associates. Recognizing Walmart Canada's expansive investment in technology, experts from Toshiba will lead and manage responses to all IT helpdesk requests, including general set up, quality assurance, IT diagnostic information, and support for retail system maintenance. Toshiba will provide maintenance for its SurePOS 700™, Self Checkout System 6, SureMark™ printers and other hardware, and OEM peripherals from other Walmart Canada vendors, including in-house scanners, pin pads, battery back-up devices, printers and displays. Toshiba will also provide strategic value by managing replacement stock in support of the store's equipment needs.

"We are very pleased with the support Toshiba has provided Walmart Canada since 2013 when they assumed responsibility for our retail store maintenance, servicing our point of sale systems and other core systems nationwide." said Rick Neuman, SVP Technology, Walmart Canada. "We look forward to expanding the support Toshiba will provide so that we can continue to focus on meeting our customer's needs."

"Walmart Canada has a record of providing an unparalleled, one-stop, cost saving shopping experience for their customers," said Steve Petruk, Senior Vice President, Global TCx Care, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. "Our Toshiba team is proud to further enable high availability and performance of OEM and Toshiba equipment across the network of over 395 Walmart stores in Canada."

About Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is retail’s first choice for integrated in-store solutions and is a global market share leader in retail store technology. With a global team of dedicated business partners, we deliver innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout, provide seamless consumer interactions and optimize retail operations that are changing the retail landscape. To learn more, visit or engage on Twitter @toshibagcs

About Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 400 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store,, is visited by 450,000 customers daily. With more than 95,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of the country's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada's extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart has raised and donated more than $230 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at, and at

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