WAL-MART REPORTS JULY SALES
WAL-MART REPORTS JULY SALES BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(NYSE: WMT; PSE), today reported net sales for the month of July of $4,315,000,000, an increase of 28 percent from sales of $3,358,000,000 in the same period a year earlier.
For the six months ending July 31, net sales increased 26 percent to $24,678,000,000 from $19,621,000,000 for the same period a year ago. Same store sales increased 13 percent for the month of July and 12 percent for the six months ended July 31. Sam's Clubs had sales of $1,000,000,000, up 35 percent for the month, and $5,551,000,000, up 31 percent for the six months ended July 31. Same club sales increased 11 percent for the month and 12 percent for the six months. At July 31, the company had 1,755 Wal-Mart stores (includes 12 Supercenter stores), 233 Sam's Clubs, and four Hypermart*USA units, compared with 1,627 Wal-Mart stores (includes six Supercenter stores), 184 Sam's Clubs and four Hypermart*USA units a year ago. Wal-Mart operates in a 44-state trade area (having entered Idaho with a Sam's Club), and its securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges. -0- 8/6/92 /CONTACT: Paul R. Carter of Wal-Mart Stores, 501-273-4184/ (WMT) CO: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ST: Arkansas IN: REA SU:
EA-BN -- AT001 -- 7402 08/06/92 08:32 EDT
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