BENTONVILLE, Ark. (FNS) -- Wal-Mart Stores here said last week it has found a solution to the difficulties of attracting in-store banks in certain geographic areas for supercenters and other retail operations. It plans to buy its own bank. Wal-Mart last week applied to the Office of Thrift Supervision in Washington to acquire an Oklahoma federal savings bank. In the filing, Wal-Mart proposed to buy Federal BankCenter, Broken Arrow, Okla., for an undisclosed amount. According to the ...

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