BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- When it comes to Wal-Mart's supercenter expansion, flexibility is the key. The company said last week it plans to open 240 to 250 new supercenters in the fiscal year beginning Feb. 1, 2005, and it is adapting the stores to individual locations in more ways than ever before. "Flexibility pays off," Mike Duke, president and chief executive officer of the company's Wal-Mart Stores division, said here last week at Wal-Mart's 11th annual analysts' meeting. "We can be ...

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