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Walmart to open 15 supercentres across Canada this month

Walmart Canada will soon boast 400 stores, including 312 supercentres and 88 discount stores.

Walmart Canada will grand open 15 supercentres this month – representing an investment of more than $100 million – and completing its expansion plan for the company’s current fiscal year, ending January 31, 2016, according to a company media release.

In addition to the 29 supercentre projects announced on February 22, 2015, an additional 13 supercentres were announced on May 8, 2015, of which five will have their grand opening next week. These grand openings will bring Walmart Canada’s total store count to 400 stores, including 312 supercentres and 88 discount stores.

“We’re thrilled to open our 400th location in Canada this month, as well as our 300th supercentre,” said Preyash Thakrar, senior vice president, strategy and real estate. “These supercentres will provide even more Canadian communities with affordable access to quality fresh groceries and one-stop shopping, while also saving them money.”

Walmart serves more than 1.2 million customers each day. Its online store,, is visited by over 450,000 Canadians daily.

One-stop shopping

Walmart Supercentres offer up to 120,000 products, including a full complement of groceries –fresh produce, bakery goods, deli, meat and dairy products and organic selection as well as apparel, home decor and electronics. They also offer specialty services including pharmacies, garden centres and medical clinics.

“Walmart’s supercentres provide unparalleled access to a one-stop shopping experience,” added Thakrar. “Our supercentres deliver low prices everyday on the thousands of items Canadians want, especially quality, affordable fresh food for their families,” Thakrar said.

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