BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here told SN yesterday it plans to open a pair of Hispanic-focused supermarkets in the next few months in converted Neighborhood Market locations in Phoenix and Houston. Amy Wyatt-Moore, a spokeswoman, said the conversions are part of the company’s store-refresh program “to better serve the diverse needs of the local community.” The stores will operate under the name Supermercado de WalMart and are scheduled to open during the first half of the year. They ...

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