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Second Springdale Supercenter Planned

Posted: December 21, 2012 at 5:27 a.m.

Brian Hooper, from left, Walmart vice president of real estate, property owner Robin Lundstrum and Mayor Doug Sprouse detail a new Walmart Supercenter on Thursday to be on Elm Springs Road near the intersection with North 48th Street.

Leaders hope store spurs growth Officials hope a planned Walmart Supercenter on the west side of town spurs economic growth.

Fast Facts

Walmart Information

The planned Walmart Supercenter on Elm Springs Road west of Interstate 540 will be the second in Springdale. The store at 2004 S. Pleasant St. opened in 1972 and was remodeled in 2010.

This will be the first Supercenter built in Northwest Arkansas since the store on Pleasant Grove Road in Rogers opened in 2005.

The new Springdale store will be Walmart’s eighth in Benton and Washington counties.

Walmart has 103 Arkansas locations and the average wage for regular, full-time hourly workers in the state is $11.88 an hour.

The retailer plans to build between 220 and 240 stores in fiscal 2014, which runs from Feb. 1, 2013, through Jan. 31, 2014. Plans call for more than half of the new stores to be Supercenters.

Source: Staff Report

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There is a large emtpy building on 71 they could have moved into. I guess it will stay empty a little while longer.

Posted by: TheHunter

December 21, 2012 at 7:17 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

How would it help the west side of Springdale if Wal-Mart moved into an empty building on 71? There is already a SuperCenter on 71.

Posted by: mike1153

December 21, 2012 at 7:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Anyone remember when the Springdale Chamber of Welfare was touting that economic growth would spring up around the socialism baseball stadium?
Upscale stores would sprout all over.

Thus far, we've seen one truck stop even get close.

Now we see that MacAdoodles is the leader bringing W. side development, not the Chamber of Welfare's little project to line their buddies' pockets.

Posted by: cdawg

December 21, 2012 at 4:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

cdawg, that is a terrible thing to say about the enlightened of Little Mexico, even though it is all to very true.

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 21, 2012 at 7 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

More business and jobs in Springdale. This is a good thing.

Posted by: Tankersley101

December 22, 2012 at 1:33 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

When this new Wal-Mart is built, the old one on 71 will become a indoor parking lot, or they will change the name to Wal-Mart Super Mercado, habla no english.

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 22, 2012 at 7:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Jobs that won't pay enough to buy a house or feed a family without assistance. Congratulations.

Posted by: TheHunter

December 22, 2012 at 3:12 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Manager's at Wal-Mart make fairly good money.

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 22, 2012 at 4:05 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

jl,

RE-

"Jobs that won't pay enough to buy a house or feed a family without assistance. Congratulations."

Then get a job somewhere else. It is 300+ jobs that weren't in Springdale before.

Posted by: Tankersley101

December 22, 2012 at 4:50 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Not when the close the other Wal-Mart down, Tank

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 22, 2012 at 5:37 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Maybe they could leave all the signs in english ONLY in the new wal-mart since I can not read spanish.

Posted by: oldrustynut

December 23, 2012 at 8:05 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Last time I was in the 71 Supercenter was about 2 months ago. I was very crouded then. I don't think a knew store threatens the old one at all.

Кого волнует, какой язык люди говорят, пока они подчиняются закону и внести вклад в наше общество. Почему мы хотим быть, как Советы и запретить использование других langaunges или неявно напрямую.

С Рождеством

Posted by: Tankersley101

December 23, 2012 at 1:46 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

*languages

Posted by: Tankersley101

December 23, 2012 at 1:47 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Two Wal-Marts on 71. One in Fudville and one in Cluckville a few miles apart. Which one goes?

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 23, 2012 at 4:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

No reason to close any. just change the language to the 1 on 71 and Robinson to Spanish How ever you say wal-mart in Spanish New big sign and have the other one in English only. What a GREAT idea!!

Posted by: oldrustynut

December 24, 2012 at 3:49 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

That is "Supermercado de walmart" and Sam's is "Mas Club" and both are already in the US. To you and I, Rusty, it is Vamoose Gringo.

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 25, 2012 at 5:49 p.m. ( | suggest removal )