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Diffusion of Walmart

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In what way did the expansion of Walmart differ from the typical pattern of hierarchical diffusion?

A

Stores were initially located in poor ethnically diverse markets before diffusing to suburbs.

B

Stores were originally located in moderate income suburbs before diffusing to small towns.

C

Stores opened in large markets before diffusing to moderate size cities then rural areas.

D

Stores originated in large markets before diffusing directly to rural areas.

E

Stores first opened in small towns before diffusing to large metropolitan markets.