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29 New Stores planned by Walmart Canada, 1 In Walker Edmonton

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Yes! This is on the trending page and exactly for the right reasons.

Walmart, one of the world's largest chain operator of discount department and warehouse store is set to have a grand opening on the 19th of February this year on the great neighborhood of Walker Common.

CBC News have reported that "Walmart plans to add 29 new supercentre stores in Canada over the next 12 months."

Announced this Wednesday, the expansion plan is expected to cost $340 million and generate 3,700 construction jobs, 1,000 in-store jobs and 300 new positions at distribution centres.

The report further states: "the total price tag will include the remodelling and expansion of several stores to add full grocery departments. The $340 million total includes the following spending plans:

  • Roughly $230 million on new stores.
  • $75 million to add distribution centres.
  • $35 million to beef up the chain's online offerings."

By the end of January 2016, Walmart Canada's stores will rise to 396. 309 will be dedicated to supercentres and the 87 remaining would be discount stores.

Now is the best time to own real estate in Walker Edmonton. Visit the Edmonton MLS listings page to access all the beautiful homes for sale in this great neighborhood.

View the complete CBC News here.

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