PORTLAND, Ore. -- Sales at Wal-Mart Stores' supercenters will exceed those of Wal-Mart's discount stores for the first time ever this fiscal year, Don Harris, executive vice president, general merchandise, told an industry conference here last week. Harris told those at Connections 2001, an event sponsored by the Food Industry Leadership Center at Portland State University, that supercenters accounted for $60.662 billion in sales last year, or 49% of total sales for the company's Division 1 ...
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