Report: Wal-Mart may expand in Chicago

October 13, 2010 (CHICAGO)

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that U.S. CEO Bill Simon sees Chicago as a prime market to expand and there are plans to open 24 new stores of three different sizes. However, Simon did not give a breakdown of how many stores the company hopes to open in Chicago.

So far, there is one Wal-Mart in the Austin neighborhood. Two additional stores have received approval from the City Council.

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