USA: Wal-Mart Q3 $1.8bn, Profits From Apparel Sales
Wal-Mart Stores, the world's biggest retailer, has recorded another record high as cost-conscious consumers turned to the discount chain and apparel sales soared. In the three months to October, the retailer reported a profit of $1.8 billion, up from $1.5 billion for the same period last year, on sales that rose by more than 11 per cent to $59 billion.
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