MOUNDRIDGE, Kansas -- Other than sharing the 67107 zip code, local businesses here didn't necessarily have a whole lot in common. But when Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores opened a supercenter 13 miles south of town in Newton in 2003 and six months later followed that with another supercenter 13 miles north in McPherson, Moundridge merchants found they were more similar than they wanted to be. "Wal-Mart hurt us all," explained Dave Frazer, owner of the Moundridge Food Market IGA, a ...

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