Butler, Mo Wal-Mart
By Ben Edsall
(Turn-Key Properties LLC, Missouri and Kansas Real Estate)
Word on the street is that the Butler, MO Wal-Mart Supercenter is on hold. My sources tell me that there is one lone holdout who will not relinquish land required to build the Super Center. Butler, Mo is a town of just over 4,000 located in Bates County, MO. The local Wal-mart store is running at full capacity. Busy providing products and services to the local residents, the Butler Wal-Mart is a bustling center of commerce. While the new Super Center will possibly cause other local merchants to have to be more competitive, Wal-Mart provides many products that small town merchants just can't provide economically. The addition of a grocery store would certainly prove challenging for local stores like Country Mart, but competition always makes the market stronger, and more competitive. The...