SUPERCENTERS PACE QUARTER SALES GROWTH FOR WAL-MART

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Supercenters are outdoing Wal-Mart's broader business on both the food and nonfood sides, the company said last week.Wal-Mart Stores here said food sales at supercenters rose 36% during the third quarter ended Oct. 31 -- outpacing the company's overall sales growth of 21% for the quarter.The company also said the growth in general-merchandise sales at supercenters exceeded the

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Supercenters are outdoing Wal-Mart's broader business on both the food and nonfood sides, the company said last week.

Wal-Mart Stores here said food sales at supercenters rose 36% during the third quarter ended Oct. 31 -- outpacing the company's overall sales growth of 21% for the quarter.

The company also said the growth in general-merchandise sales at supercenters exceeded the rate of growth in general-merchandise categories in its Wal-Mart discount stor

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