11/21/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Wal-Mart In Manhattan? Chain Eyes Downtown: Report

Real estate executives said that over this past summer, the world's largest retailer has been scouring for small locations, around 20,000 square feet, in urban areas including New York City, San Francisco and other cities. That size is larger than a typical drugstore but smaller than a supermarket....

She noted that in New York City, Wal-Mart has been looking in Queens and the lower part of Manhattan.

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