Walmart Closes Small Format Stores, Upsetting Some Communities

Feb 8, 2016

Credit Wal-Mart

Arkansas-based Walmart is closing its small format stores, called Walmart Express. But the decision has upset the leaders of many small towns who are losing their only grocery store.

In this week's issue of Arkansas Business, reporter Mark Friedman writes about a change in strategy by the retail giant concerning the small stores that it began opening five years ago.

You can read his full story here or listen to the interview with KUAR's Michael Hibblen above.