August 2, 2011
Ticketmaster and Walmart Bring Tickets to Thirty-Eight South Florida Area Stores
LOS ANGELES and SOUTH FLORIDA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida area fans can purchase live event tickets from their local Walmart store. Using point of sale touch screens located in the electronics departments of thirty-eight participating Walmart stores, fans throughout the area can browse available tickets for family shows, concerts and sporting events. Once the desired event is selected by the fan, a Walmart employee helps complete the transaction and immediately prints the tickets.
"By integrating ticketing into Walmart stores, we are able to offer fans this very convenient way to learn about upcoming events, purchase and take home tickets without leaving their neighborhood," said Nathan Hubbard, CEO of Ticketmaster. "In addition, Ticketmaster will continue to work closely with our clients to create exclusive high value offers for Walmart customers."Before August 15th, South Florida area Walmart shoppers can save money with the purchase of a special 4-Pack for concerts including: the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, Rascal Flatts, Def Leppard, Brad Paisley and Journey at the Cruzan Amphitheatre.
The South Florida area stores with ticketing capabilities include: Boynton Beach Coconut Creek Cooper City Turtle Creek Dr., Coral Springs Coral Ridge Dr., Coral Springs Delray Beach Florida City Fort Pierce Hallandale Hialeah Hialeah Gardens Jupiter Kendall Lake Park Lake Worth Lauderdale Lakes Margate Miami near MIA Miami Gardens Miami Gardens Proper Miramar North Lauderdale North Miami Beach Okeechobee Pembroke Pines W. Copans, Pompano Beach W. Atlantic Pompano Beach US Hwy 1, Port St. Lucie S.W. Gatlin Blvd., Port St. Lucie St. Lucie West Blvd., Port St. Lucie Stuart N. University Drive, Sunrise W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise Vero Beach Forest Hill, West Palm Beach 45th Street, West Palm Beach 9990 Belvedere Rd., West Palm Beach 4375 Belvedere Rd., West Palm
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