7 Things You Had No Idea Walmart Doesn’t Sell


Walmart is one of America’s most popular stores, and for good reason. The chain sells pretty much everything, from fresh produce to tires to furniture.

But believe it or not, there are still a few things Walmart doesn’t sell. Don’t expect to find these on your next shopping trip.

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Handgun ammunition

pistol with bullets
pistol with bullets

As mass shootings have become commonplace in American schools, Walmart has changed its stance on gun offerings. In 2019, Walmart announced that it would no longer sell “short-barrel rifle ammunition,” along with handgun ammunition. The company still sells shotguns and long barrel deer rifles, though, CNN reported at the time.

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vaping girl
vaping girl

Handgun ammunition isn’t the only thing Walmart stopped selling in 2019. The retailer also stopped carrying e-cigarettes, citing “the growing federal, state, and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes.”

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zantac boxes on store shelf
zantac boxes on store shelf

2019 was a busy year of product cancellations at Walmart! The store stopped selling Zantac, an over-the-counter heartburn relief medication.


Snack subscription boxes

unhealthy snacks
unhealthy snacks

Subscription boxes are trendy—and the Imperfect Foods box has increased in popularity during the pandemic—but Walmart’s snack subscription box, Goodies, is long gone.


Men’s magazines

stack of magazines
stack of magazines

It’s not all men’s magazines that are banned from Walmart—just the more suggestive ones. In 2003, Walmart stopped selling Maxim, Stuff, and FHM. The latter two magazines have folded, but don’t expect to find Maxim on Walmart shelves.



odwalla smoothies
odwalla smoothies

Walmart isn’t selling Odwalla—because no one is selling Odwalla. Coca-Cola discontinued the beverage line this summer.


Hot&Spicy Cheez-It Grooves

box of hot and spicy cheez it grooves crackers
box of hot and spicy cheez it grooves crackers

If you’re a fan of this specific cracker, we have some bad news. It was discontinued in 2019, so you won’t find it at your local Walmart.

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