CHICAGO — This city's first small-format Walmart Express store opened last week in the Chatham neighborhood, marking a significant new step in the retail giant's push into more urban areas. The opening comes shortly after Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores teamed with First Lady Michelle Obama and a handful of other retailers in a pledge to increase access to affordable fresh foods in underserved communities, a move that drew a critical response from union ...

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