BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here yesterday said it believes it is seeing a sales boost from the economic stimulus checks that taxpayers recently began receiving. In reporting same-store sales growth of 4.4% (3.9% excluding fuel) for the four weeks that ended May 30, the company also said its grocery sales have remained strong in the weak economy because of its aggressive pricing. In a media tour yesterday ahead of its annual shareholders meeting scheduled for today, the company also ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

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 complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

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.

Already registered? here.