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Medford stores expect boost from new Walmart

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Thursday, August 02, 2012

Merchants in Medford's South Gateway area are gearing up for more customers when a new Super Walmart opens there in mid-August.

Storefronts that went empty in the South Gateway area when the building bust plunged the Rogue Valley into the Great Recession are now finding new tenants and survivors are expanding hours and store footprints.

Walmart was a major influence when Artisan Bakery operator Scott Brechtel pushed out the wall into the former Island Juice location in a $60,000 expansion that added 1,400 square feet and 30 seats to his business.

"I moved into this location eight years ago because we were anticipating this Walmart being built — supposedly two years after I moved in. So I've been anticipating and hoping for this to come to pass. Now it finally has."

Read more at The Mail Tribune.

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