Thursday, August 9, 2018

Big-Box Retailers Come Up with Small Concepts to Grow in a Changed Landscape

The old adage that “everything’s bigger in Texas” gets thrown around a lot. However, that’s not necessarily the case for Walmart as it's testing a small-format store concept in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

The big-box retailer is building 3,000-sq.-ft. convenience stores with fuel pumps—called Walmart Fuel Station—in some parking lots of existing 180,000-sq.-ft. Walmart Supercenters that don’t already have gas pumps. . . . more