Wal-Mart Comps Down in November

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores here said Saturday that same-store stores were expected to be down 0.1% for November, marking a slow start for the holiday season at the world's largest retailer. That follows comp-store sales gains of less than 1% in October, a number that also fell short of the company's expectations.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores here said Saturday that same-store stores were expected to be down 0.1% for November, marking a slow start for the holiday season at the world's largest retailer. That follows comp-store sales gains of less than 1% in October, a number that also fell short of the company's expectations. Compounding Wal-Mart's holiday woes were problems at the company's consumer website, walmart.com, which reportedly was down for much of the day Friday becau

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