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July 27, 2012
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Douglas says it's seeing Walmart impact

Call it the Walmart effect. As the 152,373-square-foot superstore rises in south Gardnerville, more chain retailers are popping up in Carson Valley.

"Walmart could definitely be a driving force," said Chad Coons, owner and broker of Gillmor Coons Real Estate Group and a member of the Northern Nevada Development Authority. "Walmart might have woken up some national retailers."

New arrivals to the area in the first half of the year include AutoZone, which has been stocking shelves in the former Blockbuster building; Dollar General, which is setting up shop in the Gardnerville Ranchos; and Maverik Inc., which is preparing to …

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