BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here said Wednesday it will allocate between $13.5 billion and $14.5 billion to capital spending next year — an increase of approximately 3.7% from the midpoint of the $13 billion to $14 billion it expects to spend this year. The company said it expects to grow total square footage by 3% to 4% — about the same rate as capital spending — while it expects sales to increase between 4% and 6%. In the U.S., Wal-Mart expects to spend $7.5 billion to $8 billion ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.