ArtVandelay wrote:Don’t get too excited - word on the street is the store will be a “Costco Business Center” which means no gas, booze, free samples, electronics, etc.
dallaz wrote:Walmart is about to give up on its Red Bird location. Walmart is planning a “secret” abrupt store closure in April. Unfortunately, crime happens all too often in this area. Until crime goes down, I really don’t see how the Red Bird Mall redevelopment can be successful. There are numerous vacant storefronts surrounding Red Bird Mall. I guess the Walmart on Wheatland (across from Charlton Methodist) will be another.
I guess this story was a nail in the coffin for this location.
Body found in SUV in Red Bird Walmart's parking lot may have been there for weeks, police say
https://www.dallasnews.com/news/red-bir ... police-say
Matt777 wrote:I went to the The Union Tom Thumb today and also had a pleasant experience. The store has so many things you wouldn't find in a normal grocery around here. I must have spent double my usual grocery shopping time in here just browsing all the new stuff. If that was their goal, they succeeded. Take advantage of all the free samples during the opening!
DPatel304 wrote:Random, but I also noticed they had a 'fan shop' section which was selling a bunch of Cowboys merchandise. Perhaps it is because of the proximity to the AAC and they want to appear as an extension of the Victory Park area? If so, I'm all for that, as this part of town really needs some more cohesion.
exelone31 wrote:The fan shop thing is pretty standard in Tom Thumbs, even out in the burbs. I haven't seen the one at The Union, but the ones by where I live (Richardson) are little alcoves within the store that have mostly Cowboys gear, but sometimes other Dallas pro team gear.
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