KMART'S U.S. DISCOUNT ARM REPORTS FLAT SALES IN HALF

TROY, Mich. -- Kmart Corp. here said U.S. sales for its discount-store arm, which now includes 93 supercenters, were roughly flat for the second quarter and half ended July 31.3.95 billion. Operating results for the discount segment climbed 16.5% to $155 million in the quarter from $133 million a year before. In the half, operating results fell 2.7% to $213 million from $219 million.Comparable-unit

TROY, Mich. -- Kmart Corp. here said U.S. sales for its discount-store arm, which now includes 93 supercenters, were roughly flat for the second quarter and half ended July 31.

3.95 billion. Operating results for the discount segment climbed 16.5% to $155 million in the quarter from $133 million a year before. In the half, operating results fell 2.7% to $213 million from $219 million.

Comparable-unit sales for U.S. Kmart stores rose 2.2% in the quarter and 2.9% in the half, wh

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