Walmart Spokesman Susan Schutta announced today that three existing Winnipeg Walmart locations will be converted in to Walmart Supercentres this year.
The three stores are located at St. Mary’s and Bishop Grandin Blvd., Ellice and Empress, and Portage and Buchannan.
[quote]Wal-Mart Supercentres are hypermarkets with size varying from 98,000 to 261,000 square feet (9,104.5 to 24,247.7 m2), with an average of about 197,000 square feet (18,301.9 m2). These stock everything a normal Wal-Mart Store does, and also include a full-service supermarket, including meat and poultry, baked goods, delicatessen, frozen foods, dairy products, garden produce, and fresh seafood. Many Wal-Mart Supercentres also have a garden center, pet shop, pharmacy, Tire & Lube Express, optical centre, one-hour photo processing lab, portrait studio, and numerous alcove shops, such as cellular phone stores, hair and nail salons, video rental stores, local bank branches, and fast food outlets — usually Subway, but sometimes Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonald’s or Blimpie.[endquote]