The collective sigh of relief that traditional food retailers might have felt as Wal-Mart Stores slowed its domestic expansion pace during the last few years didn’t last long. Although the Bentonville, Ark.-based company might not be building new stores in the U.S. at the breakneck pace it once was, it only accelerated its low-price leadership this year with the return of a more aggressive schedule of “rollbacks.” “It is important to strengthen Wal-Mart’s ...
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