Walmart looks to add health clinics in its parking lots

Walmart stores in several states are transforming extra parking lot space into "town centers," some of which could include health clinics, according to Business Insider.

"The Walmart Town Center concept is an exciting approach to how we serve our customers by moving beyond the store's four walls and reimagining how we use our unique assets — our existing stores and the surrounding land — to transform how customers experience Walmart," a Walmart spokesperson told Business Insider.

Walmart provides details about a few of the new hubs on a website established for the projects. The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that Walmart is evaluating whether to add health clinics in some of the new "town centers."

"We envision a more robust and dynamic shopping experience that combines entertainment venues, curated local food vendors, health and fitness services as well as recreational opportunities in a way that connects and engages with the community," a Walmart spokesperson told Business Insider.

Walmart has established its position as a one-stop shop, but the retailer may be redefining what that means by surrounding its stores with a variety of complementary tenants, according to the report.

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