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Dow Jones reports that Wal-Mart plans to open 81 new stores in 30 states this month, and will open a total of 170 supercenters in the current fiscal year.

According to the story, “The company also said the stores include two additional new high-efficiency (HE-2) prototypes designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and use 25% less energy than a standard Wal-Mart Supercenter.”

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