December_Sales - WAL-MART STORES, INC. 800-331-0085

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STORES, INC. 800-331-0085 www.walmartstores.com/news Investor Relations Contacts Investor Relations 479-273-8446 Carol Schumacher 479-277-1498 Pauline Tureman 479-277-9558 Media Relations Contact John Simley 800-331-0085 Wal-Mart Reports December Sales BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 4, 2007 --- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported net sales for the five-week and 48-week periods ending Dec. 29, 2006, and Dec. 30, 2005, respectively, as follows (dollars in billions): 5 Weeks Ended 48 Weeks Ended 12-29-2006 12-30-2005 Percent Change 12-29-2006 12-30-2005 Percent Change Wal-Mart Stores $28.795 $27.920 3.1% $209.592 $194.861 7.6% Sam’s Club 4.861 4.605 5.6% 38.607 36.939 4.5% International 10.340 7.925 30.5% 72.189 55.265 30.6% Total Company $43.996 $40.450 8.8% $320.388 $287.065 11.6% Comparable sales for the periods ending Dec. 29, 2006, and Dec. 30, 2005, were as follows: 5 Weeks Ended 48 Weeks Ended 12-29-2006 12-30-2005 12-29-2006 12-30-2005 Wal-Mart Stores 1.3% 2.4% 1.8% 3.4% Sam’s Club 3.5% 3.2% 2.9% 3.8% Total U.S. 1.6% 2.5% 2.0% 3.5% The 30.5% increase for the five-week period and the 30.6% increase for the 48-week period in International’s net sales include sales from the consolidation of Seiyu and Wal-Mart Central America and the acquisition in Southern Brazil. These entities added 15.6 and 17.6 percentage points to the net sales increases in International for the five-week and 48-week periods, respectively. During December, the Wal-Mart Stores Division had a very strong performance in electronics and the grocery business, including pets, household chemicals, paper goods, health and beauty, food and pharmacy. - more -
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