Doing The "Walmart Wait" in Carson Valley, Nevada
Walmart is coming to our small town.Â We have a big one
and a nearby Costco at the north end of the Valley, about 15 miles
north of Gardnerville, and one in Carson City, about 8 miles north of
that, but they are building another down our way.
Rumors abound about a construction start date, but so far all that has
been done is offsite and some onsite improvements.Â Every 6 weeks, or
so, there is an article in the paper giving a status update on the
permit draw and estimated start date.
So how are the local merchants preparing?Â
store in Carson Valley, Raleyâ€™s, has done an extensive remodel, both
interior and exterior.Â New faÃ§ade, new floor, ceiling, display cases
and lighting.Â There are even three different types of check out
available now.Â You can check yourself out, get in a line and unload
your own basket, or get in another and have the checker unload the
basket for you.
Thereâ€™s a new hardware store in town that has taken the expansion route.Â
They have expanded their showroom several times over the past few
months and added substantial inventory.Â Their inventory is such that
they will have good separation from what is typically offered at a
The cost savings is substantial on many items when shopping at a
Walmart.Â It used to take a contemplated decision to determine if it was
worth a trip to the store.Â Would the travel expense be justified by
the savings.Â Now, however, Walmart is bringing the savings to the Carson Valley residents.Â They will be in our backyard staffed by neighbors and friends.Â Hard to say, "no".
Each time weâ€™ve had a new store come in to our tiny community the old
stores have made adjustments to compete, including reducing their
pricing.Â It is disappointing to see that they can not only survive, but
thrive with the reduced pricing.Â What were they doing to us all those
years?Â Competition is good, capitalism at its finest.Â
We will support the businesses that support us, our youth sports, and
our community.Â Thus the hardware store will be unnamed as they were
reluctant to help a local youth sports program.Â
Too bad ... a small town is like a large family!
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