Wal-Mart Scoping Former Mervyn’s Spaces in Southern California

May 10, 2010

Tweet Wal-Mart is opening up a mini-version of its Supercenters in in-fill markets in Southern California. It has signed a lease to take over a former 75,000SF Mervyn’s. The typical Supercenter is 150K+ SF. The company is also testing even smaller-format 10-20K sites in various parts of the country. The decision to “downsize” in in-fill […]


Growth of Walmart, Visualized

December 23, 2008

Tweet Somebody sent me a link to a website which had mapped the growth of Walmart in the United States since its founding in 1962. I can’t embed it here, but some of you retail junkie’s might find it interesting. You can see the map of Walmart’s phenomenal growth at FlowingData. If you pay close […]