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WAL-MART STORES REPORTS MAY SALES

 WAL-MART STORES REPORTS MAY SALES
 BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


(NYSE: WMT; PSE) today reported net sales for the month of May of $4,436,000,000, an increase of 27 percent from sales of $3,493,000,000 in the same period a year earlier.
 For the four months ending May 31, net sales incerased 26 percent to $16,086,000,000 from $12,774,000,000 for the same period a year ago.
 Same store sales increased 12 percent for the month of May and 12 percent for the four months ended May 31.
 Sam's Clubs had sales of $988,000,000, up 32 percent for the month, and $3,590,000,000, up 31 percent for the four months ended May 31. Same club sales increased 12 percent for the month and 14 percent for the four months.
 At May 31, the company operated 1,740 Wal-Mart stores (includes nine Supercenter stores), 220 Sam's Clubs and four Hypermart*USA units, compared with 1,591 Wal-Mart stores (includes five supercenter stores), 180 Sam's Clubs and four Hypermart*USA units a year ago.
 Wal-Mart operates in a 43-state trade area, and its securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges.
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 /CONTACT: Paul R. Carter, 501-273-4184, or D. Randy Laney, 501-273-4148, both of Wal-Mart Stores/
 (WMT) CO: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ST: Arkansas IN: REA SU:


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