BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores here said it posted a 1.3% gain in comparable-store sales at its U.S. operations for the third quarter, ending a string of more than two years of negative comps at its core business. The comp-store gains reflected increases in the average ticket, the company said, partially offset by a decline in traffic. Comp-store traffic improved 160 basis points over the second quarter, however. In a prerecorded recording for analysts and investors on Tuesday, ...
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