Marketside Expansion in Check

Wal-Mart Stores said the weak economy is forcing it to take a wait-and-see approach with its experimental Marketside small-format banner.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores said the weak economy is forcing it to take a wait-and-see approach with its experimental Marketside small-format banner.

In a press conference after the company's annual meeting here on Friday, Eduardo Castro-Wright, vice chairman, told reporters that the company was "pleased" with the four-unit Marketside test in the Phoenix area, "but at this point in time given the current condition in the marketplace, with a significant reduction in dem

Register to view the full article

Already a member? .