Saturday, July 21, 2012

Walmart Express in West Chatham to close

Here's the Tribune story.

Walmart Express in West Chatham to close

The Walmart Express in West Chatham will close July 27, the Bentonville, Ark-based company announced Friday.
The West Chatham Walmart Express employed 24 Walmart associates who have been offered jobs in the company, with most "walking across the parking lot" to work at the Supercenter, according to spokesman Steven Restivo.

Walmart's vision was to have the two stores complement each other, Restivo said, but increasingly customers were shopping at the Supercenter. "Customers appreciate having the one-stop shop environment at the SuperCenter," he said. "Over time we found that their unusually close proximity resulted in customers making a clear choice."
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