Walmart created its own electric company in Texas, Texas Retail Energy, planned to supply its stores with cheap power purchased at wholesale prices. Walnut Street in Rogers, Arkansas. Walmart Neighborhood Market[ edit ] Walmart Neighborhood Market in Houston , Texas Walmart Neighborhood Market sometimes branded as "Neighborhood Market by Walmart" or informally known as "Neighborhood Walmart", is Walmart's chain of smaller grocery stores ranging from 28, to 65, square feet 2, to 6, square meters and averaging about 42, square feet 3, square metres , about a fifth of the size of a Walmart Supercenter. There have been several studies on the economic impact of Walmart on small towns and local businesses, jobs, and taxpayers. Retail rise to multinational status[ edit ] Logo used — While it was the third-largest retailer in the United States, Walmart was more profitable than rivals Kmart and Sears by the late s. Petersburg, Florida are made at just one Walmart. At the time, the company was the largest private satellite network, allowing the corporate office to track inventory and sales and to instantly communicate to stores. All locations of Walmart Express, which had been in a pilot program since , were included in the closures. Most locations that opened up after the announcement had Subway as their restaurants, and some McDonald's inside the stores were replaced with Subways. The Supercentre name is still used in Canada.