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urban area

An area which is within the city limits, or closely linked to it by common use of public utilities or services.
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Development Similarity Based on Proximity: A Case Study of Urban Clusters in Canada.
The Census Bureau classified rural as all territory, population, and housing units located outside of urban areas and urban clusters (U.
Ultimately, some 20 percent of the chain's stores will meet the retailer's standards for an Urban Cluster transformation.
An urban cluster also must have a core of densely settled block groups and blocks that together encompass a population of at least 2,500 people but fewer than 50,000.
CVS at the end of last year had 450 urban cluster stores, with another 85 slated to be rolled out in 2013.
The urban cluster initiative is a response, in part, to the lack of inner-city supermarkets.
By the end of last year the urban cluster had been implemented in 420 stores, and 50 more are planned for this year, says CVS Caremark president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo.
Flexibility to meet consumer needs has taken the form of regional selections and development of innovative formats such as the Life store and new urban cluster format.
The State Council has approved the development plan for the Hohhot-Baotou-Ordos-Yulin urban cluster, according to a circular released on Feb 12.
Debuting urban cluster stores was one of the first segmentation projects the chain undertook, and it proved extremely successful, he said.
The urban cluster is a great example of our recent efforts.

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