WAL-MART REPORTS JUNE SALES
WAL-MART REPORTS JUNE SALES BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(NYSE: WMT), today reported net sales for the month of June of $4,277,000,000, an increase of 23 percent from sales of $3,489,000,000 in the same period a year earlier.
For the five months ending June 30, net sales increased 25 percent to $20,363,000,000 from $16,263,000,000 for the same period a year ago. Same store sales increased 8 percent for the month of June and 12 percent for the five months ended June 30. Sam's Clubs had sales of $960,000,000, up 27 percent for the month, and $4,551,000,000, up 30 percent for the five months ended June 30. Same club sales increased 7 percent for the month and 12 percent for the five months. At June 30, the company operated 1,755 Wal-Mart stores (includes 12 Supercenter stores), 226 Sam's Clubs, and four Hypermart*USA units, compared with 1,598 Wal-Mart stores (includes six Supercenter stores), 181 Sam's Clubs, and four Hypermart*USA units a year ago. Wal-Mart (WMT) operates in a 43-state trade area, and its securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges. -0- 7/9/92 /CONTACT: Paul R. Carter, chief financial officer, 501-273-4184, or D. Randy Laney, vice president/Finance and treasurer, 501-273-4148, both of Wal-Mart/ (WMT) CO: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ST: Arkansas IN: REA SU:
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|Date:||Jul 9, 1992|
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