An inside look at the future of Wal-Mart development
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
It isn't that Wal-Mart customers themselves are changing, it's their shopping habits, and they all want two things: convenience and a seamless shopping experience.
So Wal-Mart Stores Inc. listened, starting with its new 182,000-square-foot Cibolo supercenter that will open tomorrow morning on 22 acres at the corner of Cibolo Valley Dr. and Borgfeld Road. With an expanded produce, dairy, bakery, deli and grocery greeting customers at one door; an online-order pickup and service counter on the other side of another; separate entrances for both the garden and auto service centers; as well a running list of infrastructure and design adjustments to make it easier for customers to navigate the store, this isn't the Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) most people are used to and spend more time getting lost in rather than getting their shopping done. READ MORE...