WARD-MART SETS SITES FOR FRESH PROTOTYPES

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Supercenters here has set four locations for its latest prototype stores that will focus on expanded and redesigned fresh sections.The company is also moving to expand its meals-to-go business in supercenters and devising ways of tailoring home-meal replacement items for specific markets.Of the 40 or so stores the company will open this fall, four will be set up in the

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Supercenters here has set four locations for its latest prototype stores that will focus on expanded and redesigned fresh sections.

The company is also moving to expand its meals-to-go business in supercenters and devising ways of tailoring home-meal replacement items for specific markets.

Of the 40 or so stores the company will open this fall, four will be set up in the new configuration, said Joe Tapper, vice president deli and bakery for Wal-Ma

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