Wal-Mart Stores, Inc reported net sales for the five week period ended September 29, 2000, of $17,301,000,000, an increase of 10.5 per cent from the $15,658,000,000 in the similar period in the prior year. Sales for the thirty-five week period were $122,365,000,000, an increase of 19.6 per cent from the $102,294,000,000 in the similar period in the prior year.Sam's Club sales for the five week period were $2,473,000,000, up9.8 per cent from sales of $2,252,000,000 in the similar prior year period. Club sales for the thirty five weeks of $17,207,000,000, were up 8.2 per cent from the $15,908,000,000 in the similar prior year period.