BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores said last week it plans to open its first Walmart Express during the second quarter, though it did not say where the store would be located. It was the first time Wal-Mart made a public reference to the banner name of the new small-store format, which will be “under 30,000 square feet,” a company spokesman told SN, though he declined to be more specific. In a call with analysts, Bill Simon, president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S., said ...

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