BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Battle lines are being drawn for a clash between smaller-format food stores following reports last week that Wal-Mart Stores plans to test a new, 20,000-square-foot concept in the Phoenix area later this year. Wal-Mart reportedly plans to open four stores using the new format — called Marketside but dubbed “Small-Mart” by some industry wags — within a mile of some of the eight Fresh & Easy stores that Tesco has opened in the Phoenix area. If the Marketside stores ...
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