February_Sales_2007

February_Sales_2007 - WAL-MART STORES, INC. 800-331-0085

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WAL-MART STORES, INC. 800-331-0085 www.walmartstores.com/news FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investor Relations Contacts Investor Relations 479-273-8446 Carol Schumacher 479-277-1498 Pauline Tureman 479-277-9558 Media Relations Contact Sarah Clark 800-331-0085 Wal-Mart Reports February Sales BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 8, 2007 --- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported net sales for the four-week periods ending Mar. 2, 2007, and Mar. 3, 2006, respectively, as follows (dollars in billions). 4 Weeks Ended 3-2-2007 3-3-2006 Percent Change Wal-Mart Stores $17.572 $16.639 5.6% Sam’s Club 3.159 3.032 4.2% International 6.063 5.107 18.7% Total Company $26.794 $24.778 8.1% Comparable sales for the periods ending Mar. 2, 2007, and Mar. 3, 2006, were as follows: 4 Weeks Ended 3-2-2007 3-3-2006 Wal-Mart Stores 0.4% 3.5% Sam’s Club 3.9% 4.6% Total U.S. 0.9% 3.7% The 18.7% increase in International’s net sales for the four-week period includes 4.1 percentage points from the consolidation of Wal-Mart Central America. Wal-Mart Stores Division During the four-week February reporting period, the strongest comparable sales performances continued in the grocery, consumables and pharmacy areas. Seasonal sales at Wal-Mart stores were strong in gift items for Valentine’s Day. The softness in home and apparel sales cited during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007 continued in February and is expected to remain through spring. Hardlines were impacted by unfavorable weather.
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2 For the Wal-Mart Stores Division U.S., average ticket drove the February comparable store
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