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Topic - Robert Cabeca
It's high drama and riveting politics these days as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's most thoroughly red-state retailer, charges deep into blue-state territory in its efforts to expand beyond its comfortably established realm in rural America and suburbia by moving into the often hostile territory of inner cities.
Low-priced "dollar stores" might feel the heat of competition, he said, but "for us it should increase customers.
"In this area, Wal-Mart will bring a lot more traffic and public visibility that it has never had before" said Robert Cabeca, the owner of Chocolate Crust, a new bakery across the street from a Wal-Mart store under construction on Georgia Avenue Northwest.