Walmart Expands Small-Format Stores
Posted: February 26, 2011 at 5:58 a.m.
Walmart’s latest store format will be springing up in Prairie Grove, Gravette and Gentry. The retailer plans to build 15,000-square-foot stores in each town. Gary Davis, owner of Sterling Drug in Prairie Grove, said adding new businesses is good. “The more businesses, the more traffic you get,” he said.
Types Of Stores
Walmart formats vary in average size.
• Supercenter: 185,000 square feet
• Discount stores: 108,000 square feet
• Neighborhood Markets: 42,000 square feet
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