Wal-Mart Ramps Up Price Fight

BENTONVILLE, Ark. Analysts said Wal-Mart Stores here appears to have supermarkets in its sights as it increases its emphasis on low-price leadership, particularly in the grocery area. The company repeatedly proclaimed a need to widen the price gap even further between itself and other food retailers during its annual shareholders' meeting and at an analyst conference it hosted following the event.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Analysts said Wal-Mart Stores here appears to have supermarkets in its sights as it increases its emphasis on low-price leadership, particularly in the grocery area.

The company repeatedly proclaimed a need to widen the price gap even further between itself and other food retailers during its annual shareholders' meeting and at an analyst conference it hosted following the event.

“The company acknowledged that it was serious about making sure that it

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