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Wal-Mart shares were down more than 2% this morning

Wal-Mart shares were down more than 2% this morning after it announced plans to close 269 stores worldwide. Among the stores being shut down are all 102 “Express” type stores, Wal-Mart’s smallest stores. The move represents a shift of focus towards developing super-centers and e-commerce.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stock Price

 

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Quarterly Net Income

 

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Annual Headcount & Growth Rate

 

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Wal-Mart shares were down more than 2% this morning