Unabated growth for Wal-Mart


5 October 2004 – Bentonville (AR): Wal-Mart has announced aggressive new expansion plans to increase store space by eight per cent.

The world’s largest retailer intends to open up to 250 more supercenters and 45 more discount stores during the next financial year, which begins in February.

Wal-Mart also said it plans to build three new regional general merchandise distribution centres.