WMT_November_Sales

WMT_November_Sales - 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 John Simley 800-331-0085 Wal-Mart Reports November Sales BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 30, 2006 --- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported net sales for the four-week and 43-week periods ending Nov. 24, 2006, and Nov. 25, 2005, respectively, as follows (dollars in billions): 4 Weeks Ended 43 Weeks Ended 11-24-2006 11-25-2005 Percent Change 11-24-2006 11-25-2005 Percent Change Wal-Mart Stores $18.761 $17.384 7.9% $180.797 $166.941 8.3% Sam’s Club 3.314 3.247 2.1% 33.746 32.334 4.4% International 6.495 4.895 32.7% 61.849 47.340 30.6% Total Company $28.570 $25.526 11.9% $276.392 $246.615 12.1% Comparable sales for the periods ending Nov. 24, 2006, and Nov. 25, 2005, were as follows: 4 Weeks Ended 43 Weeks Ended 11-24-2006 11-25-2005 11-24-2006 11-25-2005 Wal-Mart Stores -0.5% 4.2% 1.9% 3.6% Sam’s Club 2.0% 6.5% 2.7% 3.9% Total U.S. -0.1% 4.5% 2.0% 3.7% The 32.7% increase for the four-week period and the 30.6% increase for the 43-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 17.1 and 18.0 percentage points to the net sales increases in International for the four-week and 43-week periods, respectively. Wal-Mart Stores Segment : “Of our five key focus areas -- electronics, home, apparel, food and pharmacy -- we are posting strong results in electronics, food and pharmacy. Comparable store sales in food were in the mid- single digits,” said Eduardo Castro-Wright, president and ceo, Wal-Mart Stores Division U.S. “As I discussed at our October analysts’ meeting [October 23, 2006], the home and apparel business is challenging and this will continue throughout the fourth quarter. While we were disappointed in
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