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The Oregonian reports that Walmart has acquired a former Haggen store in Beaverton, Oregon, but says it has no immediate plans to develop it.

"At this time," Walmart spokesperson Jennifer Spall tells the paper, "it is being added to our real estate portfolio."

Haggen closed the store earlier this year after the Haggen family sold the chain to the Comvest Group.
KC's View:
There may be no immediate plans to develop the old Haggen store, but you have to think that Walmart won’t want it sitting empty for very long. Perhaps the Bentonville Behemoth wants to take a bit of time to figure out what format it wants to open there ... though it almost certainly will be one of the small-format food stores that Walmart is playing with.