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NY 1 reports that a NY 1-Marist College poll reveals that “64 percent of adults in the city support the idea of Walmart coming to the city, while 31 percent would oppose it. Five percent remain undecided.”

According to the story, “When asked if the big-box store would make their neighborhood a better place to live, residents were mostly split.

“Thirty percent said it would improve their neighborhood; 25 percent said a Walmart would make it worse; and nearly half said it would make no difference at all. However, a super majority of New Yorkers said they would purchase goods from the store.

“Nearly three quarters said they would be very likely or likely to shop, while around a fourth surveyed said not very likely or not likely at all.”
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