Walmart Sees Up To Two Dozen Stores In Chicago

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 15, 2010 1:30PM

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Walmart's CEO offered details of the plans the world's largest retailer has for Chicago earlier this week. The plans include up to 24 stores in the city, with three different size levels of store, depending on neighborhood.

Walmart spokesman Steve Restivo said, "In some neighborhoods it'll make sense to pursue smaller formats that offer a quick and convenient shopping experience, while in other communities we're going to offer customers a more traditional, one-stop, family shopping center. It's going to be determined by the community, by the neighborhood."

City Council has approved the building of two Walmarts in the city, to join the store the company has in the Austin neighborhood on the far west side.