On Tuesday, February 19, Matt Scantling announced the proposed business plans for the former Waldron Walmart store. Scantling, along with owners Aimee and Albert Littleton, have released their plans to incorporate four
“We hated to see what happened in Waldron with the Walmart,” said Scantling. “You’re forced to drive to Mena, Greenwood and Fort Smith to get your basic needs met.”
Scantling said they intend to pattern the store similarly to what they currently operate in Magazine. The proposed Waldron location will be a combination of businesses including a True Value, Lumber Warehouse, Tire
“I can do everything I want to do under one roof, and right now our business model is to get those four businesses established and once we recover we may do some other things,” added Scantling. “We were asked previously if we would be offering clothing. I couldn’t answer that question previously, but, I can answer that now. We will be doing
According to Scantling, a soft opening is slated for December of this year, with a grand opening sometime in January of 2020.