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BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Credit unions’ concerns about Wal-Mart Stores’ entry into financial services may grow as a subsidiary of the retail giant goes after the small business owner. Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club has announced it will offer Web site development and other Internet services to small businesses. The Web site program’s prices start at $5 a month and will allow for e-email and online sales, according to Wal-Mart officials. Roughly 70% of small businesses don’t have a Web site because they say it’s too expensive or too time-consuming to launch and maintain, according to Wal-Mart. One of Wal-Mart’s rivals, Costco, the largest U.S. warehouse club, also offers a Web- site development service.

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