Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., continued to strengthen its global presence and headed SN's Top 25 Worldwide Food Retailers with sales volume of $285.2 billion, up 11% for its latest fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2005. During the period, it acquired 118 units of the Brazilian Bompreco chain from Ahold and continued to build out its existing markets with new supercenters, discount stores and Neighborhood Markets. Wal-Mart is also eyeing greater penetration in Europe, and continues to look ...
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