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Altadena Walmart a year later: Some small competitors thrive, others fail

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The new discount supermarket sparked fears that it would devastate local small businesses; 13 months later, some businesses are thriving while others struggle.

It's been a year since Walmart opened a market in a working class neighborhood in Altadena. A lot of small business owners were concerned about what low-priced competition would bring. 

KPCC's Wendy Lee began following the story before the walls went up.

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