The editorial ["Markets More Immune to Saturation Than Is Expected," SN, Oct. 18, 2004, Page 12] prompts some interesting questions:
d markets, such as Oklahoma City? Or are they for longer-term use for entry into the urbanized Northeast? Or will they become a place to put a large number of stores to be acquired from failed supermarket chains?
Do Wal-Mart's currently weak comparable-store sales, as compared to those of Target Stores, reflect the short-term effects of supercent