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In the UK, the Telegraph reports that Walmart-owned Asda Group is in the process of converting close to 200 small stores that it acquired from the Danish Netto chain into what is described as a “Son of Asda” format that is less than 10,000 square feet in size and with an edited grocery selection. Asda also says that the small store prices are identical to those in its supermarkets and supercenters - which it says will differentiate it from the competition.
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