WalMart to Open Stores in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and Ludhiana, Punjab

WalMart is expanding in India. It has been announced that WalMart will be opening two new stores. “We recently received all internal approvals for opening two new cash-and-carry stores in India one in Vizag in Andhra Pradesh and second one in Ludhiana, our second store in the city in Punjab,” states Walmart India President and CEO Krish Iyer. This is a very interesting development, “In addition to our existing footprint of 20 cash-and-carry stores, we are on schedule to open the 21st store in Agra shortly this year as we remain steadfast on our plan to open 50 more cash-and-carry stores...

Crestwood, Kentucky WalMart Opens March 9th, 2016

A brand new 156,000 square foot WalMart Super Center opened on March 9th, 2016 in Crestwood, Kentucky. This is the first WalMart to Crestwood and many local residents are very excited. As one resident stated, “You either go to 146, Westport Road or you go to LaGrange. I’m excited about it, too, because if you need a loaf of bread at 11 o’clock at night, or run out of milk it is right there.” This particular WalMart is expected to bring 250 to 300 jobs to the community. This is also a 24 hour WalMart so there will be a...

New San Angelo, Texas WalMart Opens at Sherwood Way and Tyler Street

On May 11th, 2016 a brand new WalMart Neighborhood Market will open in San Angelo. This is the third WalMart in the area and it will be located at the northeast corner of Sherwood Way and Tyler Street. This particular WalMart will be 41,000 square feet which is much smaller than a WalMart Supercenter that most people are accustomed to. Note that a WalMart Neighborhood Market is more for grocery shopping and the smaller items. Do not expect to see a huge selection of HD TVs, tires, toys or cell phones at this particular location. This WalMart will be used more...

Bobby Murray Chevrolet to Move to North of 540

There are very few car dealerships inside the beltline in Raleigh these days. Almost all dealerships on Capital Boulevard have moved further and further north as more people are moving to Wake Forest and the north part of Raleigh. We have learned that Bobby Murray Chevrolet is going to move their dealership to the spot across from the Ford dealership north of 540. If you are driving north on Capital Boulevard or US-1 you will see a driving range on the right side of the road. Just after the driving range, there will be a Chevrolet dealership in the very...

Valrico, Florida WalMart Opens at 2140 Bloomingdale Avenue

Saturday, March 12 was family fun day for shoppers and Valrico, Florida residents to meet and greet the staff at the brand new WalMart Supercenter grand opening. The new supercenter is located at 2140 Bloomingdale Avenue and will replace the store at old Bloomingdale Square Plaza store. The new store will not have any outside leased vendors but will offer a vision center and financial opportunities such as check cashing and an ATM. Another interesting note on this location is the fact that it does not have a tire center. Most Walmart supercenters offer tires and tire rotation for customers but...

Dothan, Alabama Gets WalMart Neighborhood Market

On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 WalMart management and employees opened the brand new WalMart Neighborhood Market in Dothan, Alabama. Note that a WalMart neighborhood market is a grocery store and not a full sized WalMart Supercenter. Do not expect to see clothes, electronics or furniture at this location. The address and phone number are as follows: Address: 3871 W Main St, Dothan, AL 36305 Phone:(334) 547-6508 If you are hoping to save during holiday shopping sales such as Memorial Day or Labor Day you will need to go to the WalMart Supercenter north of town (this is 24 hours) at...

How Many Square Feet is a WalMart Supercenter vs Neighborhood Market?

Most WalMart SuperCenter locations are around 182,000 square feet but up to 260,000. A popular growth product for WalMart is the new Neighborhood Market stores that offer fresh produce and meat, a full service deli and pharmacy and gas. The WalMart Neighborhood Market stores are around 45,000 square feet. A Neighborhood Market tends to bring about 95 to 100 new jobs to a local area. WalMart Supercenters are where most of the sales and deals “happen”. When looking for WalMart Black Friday sales or holiday shopping opportunities during Memorial Day or Labor Day shoppers are going to find the mark downs on...

Target Coming to Franklin Street in Front of Granville Towers?

There have been a number of rumors as it pertains to the stores that are going to be located in the new Carolina Square building. Those that live near UNC or in Chapel Hill have seen the first few stories being build in early 2016. Rumors are that a TargetExpress will be located on the bottom floor of Carolina Square. This would make sense as TargetExpress “targets” college students with apparel from the local sports teams as well as the essentials for college life. With Walgreens and CVS printing cash on Franklin Street it would be smart for Target to...