A CALIFORNIA TOWN'S VOTERS DEAL WAL-MART A SETBACK

Voters in Inglewood, Calif., went to the polls last week and dealt a blow to Wal-Mart Stores' supercenter-rollout ambitions in California.The stinging rebuke handed Wal-Mart by Inglewood voters, by a 60-to-40 ratio, is by no means fatal to the retailing giant's ambitions for California, but it may mean that Wal-Mart -- and other aggressive developers -- will need to move a bit more deliberately than

Voters in Inglewood, Calif., went to the polls last week and dealt a blow to Wal-Mart Stores' supercenter-rollout ambitions in California.

The stinging rebuke handed Wal-Mart by Inglewood voters, by a 60-to-40 ratio, is by no means fatal to the retailing giant's ambitions for California, but it may mean that Wal-Mart -- and other aggressive developers -- will need to move a bit more deliberately than they could have had the wind of victory been at their backs, and at greater cost and

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