KMART PLANS TO ACCELERATE EXPANSION OF SUPERCENTERS

TROY, Mich. -- Kmart Corp. here said it is accelerating its expansion plan -- with 400 stores, including 200 Super Kmart Centers, scheduled to come on line in the next five years.The company's moves, according to analysts, are aimed at countering the massive expansion efforts of Kmart's arch-rival, Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark."We have the capital, and we have the tactical information to select

TROY, Mich. -- Kmart Corp. here said it is accelerating its expansion plan -- with 400 stores, including 200 Super Kmart Centers, scheduled to come on line in the next five years.

The company's moves, according to analysts, are aimed at countering the massive expansion efforts of Kmart's arch-rival, Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark.

"We have the capital, and we have the tactical information to select sites and consolidate in key market areas," Bob Burton, Kmart's divisional v

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