BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores last week reported sales below expectations for the second consecutive quarter, prompting the retailer here to slash bullish sales projections. Although the company highlighted success in areas including produce sales and Neighborhood Market performance, overall non-fuel comps in the U.S. declined by 0.3%. Company officials, who had projected comps in the range of flat to 2%, said low inflation, a late start to summer weather, and continued ...
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