Walmart cuts new path to small Texas townsWalmart cuts new path to small Texas townshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=22302014-12-10T12:36:00Z2014-12-10T00:00:00Z

TEXAS - Walmart is rediscovering small-town Texas, opening 37 stores in the state from November through the end of January.

The smaller Walmart Neighborhood Markets in two sizes: a 40,000-sf traditional grocery store and its newer 12,000-sf store, which sells an abbreviated selection of fresh produce, meats and groceries and has a pharmacy and fuel pumps.

About half of the new Neighborhood Market stores in Texas are in cities such as Amarillo, Mission and San Antonio. Others are in suburbs, including Sachse, Wylie, DeSoto and Lancaster.

The 12,000-sf stores are in rural markets including Leonard, Hughes Springs, Anson, Whitewright and Merkel.

The Texas expansion accounts for 20 percent of the 170 Neighborhood Markets Walmart is opening in fourth quarter 2014.

Dallas Morning News
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