You can't fault supermarket retailers who are distressed by the most recent news out of Bentonville. eration by unveiling 170 to 180 of these giant units next year compared to 160 in the current year. Moreover, traffic is increasing on the food side of these diversified stores and helping the supercenters attract more frequent customer visits overall, according to a story in last week's SN that quoted Tom Coughlin, executive vice president of Wal-Mart and president and CEO of its domestic ...

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