Wal-Mart to give it another try in Portland

AP News
Posted: Dec 23, 2009 2:21 AM

Wal-Mart is going to give it another try in Portland.

The mega-retailer announced plans Tuesday to build a second Portland store on the northern edge of the city where it could draw business from across the river in Washington state.

The 86,000-square-foot store would be among a number of big-box stores in the Hayden Meadows development, The Oregonian reports.

But Wal-Mart and Portland have held a contentious relationship. Twice in the past five years Wal-Mart has pulled back on proposed stores amid criticism from Sam Adams, now the city's mayor.


Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com