Wal-Mart holiday layaway returns; set to kick off Sept. 13

Are you thinking about holiday shopping already? Wal-Mart is.

 It's getting rid of the $5 entry fee for customers wanting to open its interest-free, pay-over-time program for holiday gifts. The move comes as the world's largest retailer is seeing that its low-income shoppers remain pinched in an uncertain economy.

 The holiday layaway program is slated to kick off Sept. 13 and will last until Dec. 13. About 35,500 items will be available, 1,000 more than a year ago.

 Wal-Mart is also bringing back its $10 cancellation fee that was eliminated last year.

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