SUPERCENTER STRATEGY

KINGSTON, N.Y. -- Wal-Mart's new supercenter here is betting that price and convenience will lure shoppers into its full-service supermarket and away from the competition.When SN visited the new Kingston unit here, which opened Jan. 27, four grocery carts were on display in front of the Food Center. The display compared prices for a full load of groceries at Wal-Mart to similar items at ShopRite,

KINGSTON, N.Y. -- Wal-Mart's new supercenter here is betting that price and convenience will lure shoppers into its full-service supermarket and away from the competition.

When SN visited the new Kingston unit here, which opened Jan. 27, four grocery carts were on display in front of the Food Center. The display compared prices for a full load of groceries at Wal-Mart to similar items at ShopRite, Super Kmart and Hannaford Bros. The price tags for the orders during SN's visit ranged f

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