BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here said last week it will expand its four-store test of Neighborhood Markets with five to 10 additional units, all located in Arkansas or Oklahoma. That announcement represents good news for U.S. supermarket operators, observers told SN -- giving them at least one more year before Wal-Mart considers rolling the format out all over the United States. "Wal-Mart had indicated it would reach a decision on a major expansion of Neighborhood Markets by early ...

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