BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here said it had record sales and earnings for the year and fourth quarter ended Jan. 31. lion. For the 13-week quarter, sales increased 15% to $40.8 billion and comparable-store sales rose 8.7%, while net income was up 21.1% to $1.6 billion. The company said comparable-store sales rose 8.9% at Wal-Mart Stores for the year and 8.2% for the quarter, while comps at Sam's Club rose 9.3% for the year and 10.3% for the quarter. Breaking down sales by ...
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