BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores is about to get directly into the supermarket business with a new 40,000-square-foot prototype store -- a development observers see as a longterm threat to the food industry. The new format is expected to provide the most frequently purchased items at convenient locations and at Wal-Mart's everyday low prices, with a pharmacy, "and there's no question that it will be another very competitive format that supermarkets and drug stores will have to deal ...
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