Walmart announced Wednesday that its online retailing platform will now focus on providing more customer service than it did earlier in the year, with a focus on better customer care.
The company also said it would hire more than 200 people across the U.S. to help it “reduce the barriers to entry” and “ensure that we are the only major retailer in the world with the tools, resources, and experience to create and maintain a successful online marketplace.”
It is also cutting out the middleman, in a move that could make it easier for Walmart customers to shop for items they want online.
Walmart also said that it will now use its own technology and data to serve customers better.
The announcement comes just days after Walmart announced it was expanding its U.K. online sales.
The retailer said in November that it would open an e-tailer in London that would offer online shopping for shoppers, along with the ability to buy and sell goods from a variety of suppliers.
That e-shop, called Superstore, has since closed.
The move comes as Walmart, which has about 6,000 stores in the U, Europe, and Asia, has seen its online business drop in recent years.