BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here said last week it plans to open a Walmart Express and a Walmart Market in the West Englewood section of Chicago — an area it described as the heart of Chicago's food desert and one of the city's most underserved communities. In a separate presentation at an investor conference, the company also said it planned to open “hundreds” of small-format stores in the U.S. in the next few years, and that it was willing to look at acquisitions to do so, ...

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