Retail expert James Dion agrees it could be a difficult start for the smaller Walmart stores.
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While the thought of a new competing business coming to town is a bit worrisome, one local business in Gravette, Ark. Dion said small businesses in the towns Walmart targets for its new stores will need to know their customers better than ever and offer top-notch service to keep Walmart from poaching their patrons.
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