With the announcement that Wal-Mart will open at Chicago's Loop Presidential Towers, right on the heels of last week’s news that Target will open on State Street in Chicago's Loop, the growing number of people living in downtown Chicago are going to find running out for last-minute grocery items a whole lot easier in the near future.
Wal-Mart plans to open a small-scale version of its megastores, a concept Wal-Mart call “Neighborhood Markets.” The store at Presidential Towers, an apartment complex located at 555 W. Madison, will occupy 26,491 square feet on the ground level. It’s the first store of its kind for Wal-Mart in the greater Chicago.
Wal-Mart will offer affordable prices on fresh produce, dairy, frozen foods, beauty supplies. There will