TORONTO — Could the seven Wal-Mart Supercenters in Canada serve as prototypes for a remodeling effort at the company's U.S. supercenters? Although Wal-Mart officials did not address that question during a day-long international meeting with analysts and institutional investors here last week, Perry Caicco, an analyst with CIBC World Markets here, believes the answer is yes. “The growth rate of Wal-Mart Supercenters in the U.S. is slowing, and the model has been essentially unchanged since ...
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