Opening dates of Wal-Mart stores and Supercenters, 1962-Jan 31, 2006 (Alaska and Hawaii excluded) - Filtered to AR Only

File used in paper The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and Economies of Density,” Econometrica, Vol. 79, No. 1 (January, 2011), 253-302

This section shows information about this dataset's attributes
Attributes Range Median Mean Std. Dev.
storenum
 
1  to  5433
144 583.40 1179.04
Permanant store number assigned by Wal-Mart
opendate
July 1st, 1962 00:00  to  May 18th, 2005 00:00
January 1st, 1977 00:00 January 30th, 1979 04:13 --
Opening date of original store
date_super
March 1st, 1992 00:00  to  October 26th, 2005 00:00
March 1st, 1999 00:00 May 13th, 1999 14:20 --
Opening date of food business
conversion

1 (54)   0 (6)  

=1 if supercenter through conversion of existing store, =0 if supercenter originally
st Text column (no statistics available)
FIPS code of state
county Text column (no statistics available)
FIPS code of county
streetaddr Street Address (US only) column (no statistics available)
Address of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
strcity City column (no statistics available)
City of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
strstate State or Province column (no statistics available)
State of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
zipcode Zip or Postal Code (US only) column (no statistics available)
Zip of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
type_store

Supercenter (60)   Wal-Mart (21)  

Store type as of Jan 31, 2006