Wal-Mart to Debut Asian-Language Ad Campaign

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart Stores will court the rapidly growing Asian-American demographic with its first Asian-language advertising campaign to debut on April 1.

The print and television ads will appear in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese and English. Wal-Mart developed the ads with the help of IW Group, a Los Angeles-based Asian-American advertising and marketing company. The ads will appear in select U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, Houston, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif.