WAL-MART SEES LAST-MINUTE HOLIDAY SALES REBOUND aid that same-store sales increased between 1% and 3% last week as customers rushed in to complete holiday shopping. Sales of gift cards, food and general merchandise all increased and volume was up on increased store traffic as compared to the same period a year ago. Wal-Mart reported a slower-than-expected start to the holiday shopping season. WHOLE FOODS, UNITED NATURAL REACH NEW AGREEMENT AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market here said ...

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