WAL-MART EXPERIMENTS WITH TARGETED FORMATS

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores here said it plans to bring more diversity to its discount and supercenter formats in the coming months in an attempt to do a better job serving a broader base of consumers.Lee Scott, chairman and chief executive officer, said the company is seeing positive results from two experimental units: a supercenter in Plano, Texas, that offers 2,100 premium food and wine

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores here said it plans to bring more diversity to its discount and supercenter formats in the coming months in an attempt to do a better job serving a broader base of consumers.

Lee Scott, chairman and chief executive officer, said the company is seeing positive results from two experimental units: a supercenter in Plano, Texas, that offers 2,100 premium food and wine offerings, an expanded organic selection, a fresh sushi bar and a coffee bar, and whic

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