Wal-Mart expects February sales up 2-4 percent.
The world's largest retailer said general merchandise sales were progressing better than food sales. It said sales in the northeast were strongest last week.
In January, Wal-Mart posted a same-store sales increase of 2.5 percent. In December, sales rose 3 percent. In November, the retailer reported a same-store sales rise of only 0.7 percent.
Wal-Mart will report fourth-quarter results on Feb. 17.
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|Title Annotation:||Public Company Reports; Wal-Mart Stores Inc.|
|Comment:||Wal-Mart expects February sales up 2-4 percent.(Public Company Reports)(Wal-Mart Stores Inc.)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Feb 14, 2005|
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