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The Dallas Morning News reports that Walmart is in the middle of building out a new format store in the Lower Greenville neighborhood of the city - 32,000 square feet in size, the small format comes from the company’s Sam’s Cub division, but does not yet even have an announced name.

This much is known:

“The store will have about 1,000 to 2,000 items versus 6,000 in a regular Sam's Club. It will lean more on the convenience items and mostly fresh foods and grab-and-go meals. Sam's Club has been upping its menu with its own Member's Mark brand. New items include smoked gouda pimiento spread and pre-cooked beef brisket.

“While not a traditional Sam's Club, the new store will be member exclusive and shoppers will be able to use the Scan & Go self-checkout system powered by their smartphones that Sam's added to Dallas-area stores in 2016.  The app lets customers scan items as they shop and then pay at self-checkout on the way out.”

Nathan Barr, a Sam’s Club spokesman, describes the format this way: “We think it's going to be a cool store for a cool neighborhood.”
KC's View:
The bet here is that this format also will find ways to integrate the online experience. And I think they’d be smart also to integrate the ‘Jet” name into the banner.