Caped Helpers Aid Shoppers With Back-to-School Needs

August 1, 2017, 9:40 AM HST
* Updated August 1, 9:42 AM
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Walmart’s caped back-to-school season helpers include (L-R) Tre Guerra, Willie Chaplin and Eric Young-Lopez. Walmart photo.A trio of Walmart’s new “Back-to-School Helpers” was on the job on Monday, July 31, 2017, at the Hilo Walmart store on Maka‘ala Street.

Yellow-caped associates are ready to assist back-to-school customers, helping them find the shortest checkout lines, identify sales and last-minute items to complete their school supply lists.

Just look for an associate with a yellow cape…

This service is an extension of Walmart’s Holiday Helpers program, which was in effect last November and December.


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