WAL-MART STORES REPORTS SEPTEMBER SALES
WAL-MART STORES REPORTS SEPTEMBER SALES BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(NYSE: WMT; PSE), today reported net sales for the month of September of $4,162,000,000, an increase of 28 percent from sales of $3,253,000,000 in the same period a year earlier.
For the eight months ending Sept. 30, sales increased 26 percent to $33,494,000,000 from $26,577,000,000 for the same period a year ago. Same store sales increased 12 percent for the month of September and 12 percent for the eight months ended Sept. 30. Sam's Clubs had sales of $942,000,000, up 34 percent for the month, and $7,543,000,000, up 32 percent for the eight months ended Sept. 30. Same club sales increased 9 percent for the month and 11 percent for the eight months. The company had 1,804 Wal-Mart stores (includes 17 Supercenter stores), 241 Sam's Clubs and four Hypermart*USA units in operation at Sept. 30, compared with 1,637 Wal-Mart stores (includes six Supercenter stores), 190 Sam's Clubs and four Hypermart*USA units a year ago. Wal-Mart (WMT) operates in a 44-state trade area, and its securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges. -0- 10/8/92 /CONTACT: Paul Carter of Wal-Mart Stores, 501-273-4184/ (WMT) CO: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ST: Arkansas IN: REA SU:
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