BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here said it will open its first Neighborhood Market in Alabama sometime next year. e three-state area in which all 31 Neighborhood Markets operate. Wal-Mart has previously indicated it plans to open at least two stores in the Memphis, Tenn., area later this year. The Alabama store will be a 40,900-square-foot unit in Center Point, a suburb of Birmingham. According to a Wal-Mart spokesman, construction on the store is scheduled to begin this summer, ...

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