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Sales Drop Again at Walmart

Walmart's profits rose in its latest quarterly earnings, but the retail giant saw a dip in same-store sales.

Walmart's Profits Jump 5.7% in Q2 as Frugal Customers Return

Walmart's second-quarter net income rose 5.7% as the world's largest retailer wooed back frugal shoppers by doubling down on low prices. But quarterly revenue that came in short of expectations disappointed investors, who sent the company's stock down in premarket trading.

Walmart Stock Has Room to Rise Via Emerging Markets

Walmart's numbers have been stagnating in the U.S. lately, but overseas in emerging markets, the world's biggest retailer has been coming on strong. Its stock has been hovering in the low $50s -- and you won't believe where Trefis puts its estimate for the real value of the low-price giant.

Will Walton Family Dump Walmart's So-So CEO?

Walmart's annual shareholder meeting is Friday, and sure to be discussed will be the news that earnings for the last quarter weren't very good. Overall numbers were up only modestly, and U.S. same-store sales fell. Will CEO Michael Duke last through another change of strategy for the retail giant?

How Dollar Stores Are Eating Walmart's Lunch

Thrifty shoppers looking for low prices on basics are frequently passing up the big boxes of Walmart for the tighter aisles of their local dollar stores, which have replaced no-name products with nationally known brands and revamped their interiors to lure in a new crop of customers.

Walmart: Shrinking Stores to Fit Urban Shoppers

The world's largest retailer plans to increase the number of its smaller-format stores and cut the size of new SuperCenters to expand to new markets and boost sales, especially among the lower-income households it considers its base.