USA: Wal-Mart reports June 2001 sales
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported net sales for the five-week period ending July 6, 2001, of $20.512 billion, an increase of 14.6 percent over the $17.897 billion in the similar period in the prior year. Sales for the 22-week period were $86.771 billion, an increase of 12.9 percent over the $76.887 billion in the similar period in the prior year.
SAM'S CLUB sales for the five-week period were $2.845 billion, up 10.6 percent over sales of $2.573 billion in the similar prior-year period. Club sales for the 22 weeks of $11.780 billion were up 8.8 percent over the $10.826 billion in the similar prior-year period.
Comparable sales for the periods ending July 6, 2001, were as follows:
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As of June 30, 2001, the companyad,68Wal-Mart stores, 977 Supercenters, 486 SAM'S CLUBS and 22 Neighborhood Markets in the United States. Internationally, the company operated units in Argentina (11), Brazil (21), Canada (176), China (12), Germany (93), Korea (6), Mexico (515), Puerto Rico (17) and United Kingdom (245). Wal-Mart employs more than 962,000 associates in the U.S. and 282,000 internationally. Its securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges.
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