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Has the pandemic transformed Walmart into an unstoppable force?

May 19, 2020


Walmart has long been one of the retailers noted for performing at a high level when facing down natural disasters and economic tumult. The same has remained true in recent months as the coronavirus pandemic has in some way disrupted the professional and personal lives of virtually every American.

The retailer posted a 10 percent gain in U.S. same-store sales during its first fiscal quarter as consumers loaded up on food, consumables, health and wellness products and some general merchandise categories. CNBC reports that Walmart’s comp results were nearly three percent above Wall Street expectations.

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