TORONTO - The battle has begun in earnest between Loblaw Cos. here and Wal-Mart Canada with the Oct. 18 opening of the first two Wal-Mart Supercenters in the Ontario towns of Ancaster and London. A third is set to open next month north of Toronto in Stouffeville. Wal-Mart has taken a slightly different approach from its U.S. operations, supplanting its "Supercenter" banner with "Your Fresh Market" for its Canadian stores. It also appears to be expanding its natural and organic and ...

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