These Are the Walmarts That Have Killed Ad Match, According to Readers

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Customers shop at a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla.
Customers shop at a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Alan Diaz/AP Photo

When we wrote about Walmart stores nixing price matching in many locations, we hit a pretty big roadblock: The company wouldn’t tell us which ones were affected.

Enter our super-awesome, wicked-smart and very good-looking Penny Hoarder readers.

We asked readers to tell us what stores had ended price match. We received more than 200 responses. Then we started compiling a map of all the Walmart stores that have reportedly forsaken the ad-matching policy.

Charles Crowson, senior manager for corporate communications at Walmart, would not confirm whether the stores on our reader-inspired list had, in fact, ended ad matching.

So far, readers have told us about 18 Walmart locations in Florida that have ended the policy, more than any other state in the U.S. New York, Georgia, Illinois and California are right behind it. We haven’t heard from anyone from Alaska or Hawaii yet.

We know there are hundreds of other Walmarts that have killed price matching, and we want to keep our readers updated. So let us know if your local store’s policy has changed via our super-quick Google form — it’s anonymous! Contact us at feedback@thepennyhoarder.com or chat about it in our Facebook comments.  

Here’s our list:

Alabama

  • Hamilton

Arizona

  • Surprise

California

  • Antioch
  • Burbank
  • Ceres
  • Corona
  • Eureka
  • Fontana
  • Irvine
  • Long Beach
  • Modesto
  • Morgan Hill
  • Oceanside
  • Poway
  • Rohnert Park
  • Turlock
  • Windsor

Colorado

  • Colorado Springs
  • Delta
  • Denver
  • Fountain
  • Littleton

Delaware

  • Milford

Florida

  • Auburndale
  • Clearwater
  • Dunedin
  • Homestead
  • Jacksonville
  • Lake City
  • Lecanto
  • Live Oak
  • North Port
  • Ocala
  • Orlando
  • Pace
  • Palm Harbor
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Plant City
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Starke
  • St. Petersburg
  • Sunrise
  • West Palm Beach

Georgia

  • Blairsville
  • Brunswick
  • Cairo
  • Carrollton
  • Chamblee
  • Eastanollee
  • Fort Oglethorpe
  • Griffin
  • Hartwell
  • Macon
  • Martinez
  • Toccoa
  • Waynesboro
  • Winder

Hawaii

  • Honolulu

Indiana

  • Brownsburg
  • Eckhart
  • Greenwood
  • La Porte
  • Merrillville
  • Plymouth
  • Seymour
  • Tell City

Idaho

  • Boise
  • Caldwell
  • Nampa

Illinois

  • Bloomingdale
  • Bourbonnais
  • Bradley
  • Champaign
  • Chicago heights
  • Forest Park
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Hodgekins
  • Lake Zurich
  • Lockport
  • Morton
  • Naperville
  • Ottowa
  • Palatine
  • Peoria
  • Romeoville
  • Sterling
  • Wheeling

Iowa

  • Davenport
  • Des Moines
  • Indianola
  • Windsor Heights

Kansas

  • Arkansas City
  • Wichita

Kentucky

  • Berea
  • Corbin
  • Elizabethtown
  • Leitchfield
  • Lexington
  • London
  • Radcliff
  • Stanford

Louisiana

  • Baton Rouge
  • Broussard
  • Hammond
  • Kenner
  • West Monroe

Maine  

  • Thomaston

Maryland

  • Clinton
  • Hanover
  • Towson

Massachusetts

  • Brockton
  • Saugus

Michigan

  • Houghton
  • Ft. Gratiot
  • Marquette
  • Muskegon
  • Southgate
  • Taylor

Minnesota

  • Blaine
  • Blue Earth
  • Cambridge
  • Eden Prairie
  • Forest Lake
  • Fridley
  • Hibbing
  • Hutchinson
  • Pine City
  • Rochester
  • Shakopee

Mississippi

  • Booneville
  • Carthage
  • Cleveland
  • Diberville
  • Madison
  • Ocean Springs
  • Petal

Missouri

  • Florissant
  • Warrenton

Montana

  • Butte
  • Polson

Nebraska

  • Norfolk

Nevada

  • Reno

New Jersey

  • Neptune Township
  • Secaucus
  • Turnersville

New York

  • Centereach
  • Farmingdale
  • Johnson City
  • Kingston
  • Macedon
  • Napanoch
  • Newark
  • North Tonawanda
  • Oneonta
  • Potsdam
  • Riverhead
  • Rochester
  • Schenectady
  • Vestal
  • Vestal
  • White Plains
  • Wilton

North Carolina

  • Greenville
  • Hickory
  • Kitty Hawk
  • Mebane
  • Mocksville
  • Mt. Airy
  • Murphy
  • Raleigh
  • Rocky Mount
  • Statesville
  • Sylva
  • Wadesboro
  • Waynesville
  • Winston-Salem

North Dakota

  • Wahpeton

Ohio

  • Austintown
  • Columbus
  • Cortland
  • Kent
  • Madison
  • Salem
  • Youngstown

Oklahoma

  • Grove

Pennsylvania

  • Bethel Park
  • Doylestown
  • Edensburg
  • Hanover
  • Harborcreek
  • Harrisburg
  • Hermitage
  • Indiana
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Punxsutawney
  • State College
  • Taylor
  • Waynesburg

South Carolina

  • Anderson
  • Dillon
  • Goose Creek
  • Greenville
  • Lake Wylie
  • Rock hill
  • Simpsonville
  • Travelers Rest
  • York

South Dakota

  • Aberration
  • Mitchell
  • Sioux Falls

Tennessee

  • Cleveland
  • Columbia
  • Elizabethton
  • Morristown
  • Oneida
  • Rogersville

Texas

  • Boerne
  • Lewisville
  • Lubbock
  • Mesquite
  • Pearland
  • San Antonio
  • Sugar Land
  • Waxahachie

Utah

  • All

Vermont

  • Berlin

Virginia

  • Bristol
  • Gloucester
  • Locust Grove
  • Louisa
  • Midlothian
  • Staunton

Washington

  • College Place
  • Moses Lake
  • Spokane

West Virginia

  • Keyser
  • Moundsville

Wisconsin

  • Berlin
  • Darboy
  • Delavan
  • Milwaukee
  • New Richmond
  • Shawano
  • Sturgeon Bay

Meanwhile, it’s a great time to get to know the Savings Catcher app, which compares prices and automatically gives you a credit if Walmart spots a lower price for anything you bought.

The Savings Catcher app is also available by logging in to your account online and entering your receipt number, so if you’re not a smartphone user, you can still take advantage of the program.

Alex Mahadevan is a data journalist at The Penny Hoarder.