WAL-MART FACES CHALLENGE IN CANADA

TORONTO - Wal-Mart may be biting off more than it can chew.As reported last month, the company plans to introduce its supercenter concept to Canada with two or three store openings slated for Ontario in late 2006 or early 2007. One of the stores in London, Ontario, is an existing 130,000-square-foot Wal-Mart which will be expanded by one-third, according to a Wal-Mart spokesman. Another will be built

TORONTO - Wal-Mart may be biting off more than it can chew.

As reported last month, the company plans to introduce its supercenter concept to Canada with two or three store openings slated for Ontario in late 2006 or early 2007. One of the stores in London, Ontario, is an existing 130,000-square-foot Wal-Mart which will be expanded by one-third, according to a Wal-Mart spokesman. Another will be built in east-end Toronto.

But one industry analyst thinks it's a bad move fo

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