Wal-Mart releases October sales


4 November 2004 – Bentonville (AR): Wal-Mart has reported net sales of $21.042 billion for the four-week period ending 29 October, a 10.4 per cent increase on the $19.066 billion posted for the same four-week period in 2003.

The retail giant expects comp sales for the US to be up 2 to 4 per cent in the November four-week period.

The company will release its Q3 earnings on 16 November.