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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 John Simley 800-331-0085 Wal-Mart Reports March Sales BENTONVILLE, Ark., Apr. 12, 2007 --- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported net sales for the five-week and nine-week periods ending Apr. 6, 2007, and Apr. 7, 2006 , respectively, as follows (dollars in billions): 5 Weeks Ended 9 Weeks Ended 4-6-2007 4-7-2006 Percent Change 4-6-2007 4-7-2006 Percent Change Wal-Mart Stores $22.116 $20.170 9.6% $39.689 $36.808 7.8% Sam’s Club 4.156 3.816 8.9% 7.315 6.848 6.8% International 7.983 6.689 19.3% 14.045 11.796 19.1% Total Company $34.255 $30.675 11.7% $61.049 $55.452 10.1% Comparable sales for the periods ending Apr. 6, 2007, and Apr. 7, 2006, were as follows: 5 Weeks Ended 9 Weeks Ended 4-6-2007 4-7-2006 4-6-2007 4-7-2006 Wal-Mart Stores 3.4% 1.6% 2.1% 2.5% Sam’s Club 7.4% 4.8% 5.7% 4.7% Total U.S. 4.0% 2.1% 2.6% 2.8% Wal-Mart Stores Division For the March five-week period, grocery sales at Wal-Mart Stores were strong, particularly in food and dry grocery. Produce, dairy and bakery did well. The prescription side of pharmacy had comparable store sales in the mid teens, as consumers continue to respond to the Company’s $4 generic program. Consumer purchases also were strong in toys and lawn and garden. While overall home and apparel are soft, sales improved in girls’ wear and spring seasonal apparel
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