USA: Wal-Mart reports October 2001 sales
The Wal-Mart division's sales for the four-week period were $10.443 billion, up 14.4 percent over sales of $9.131 billion in the similar prior-year period. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported net sales for the four-week period ending Nov. 2, 2001, of $16.616 billion, an increase of 14.6 percent over the $14.503 billion in the similar period in the prior year. Sales for the 39-nine week period were $155.785 billion, an increase of 13.6 percent over the $137.197 billion in the similar period in the prior year.
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