Byline: Jen Haberkorn, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said yesterday that its new Landover Hills store will be in one of 10 urban areas it will try to revitalize as it changes its focus from opening stores in suburban and rural areas to opening in major cities.
The store, the first inside the Capital Beltway, is scheduled to open early next month at the site of the Capital Plaza Mall on Route 450.
The Bentonville, Ark., company said the 10 stores, nearly all of which are on the outskirts of major U.S. cities, will select five small businesses each quarter for special treatment. The businesses will receive free advertising in the Wal-Mart store and in local newspapers, as well as assistance …