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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
WMT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WMT: 0.12 )
WMT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.21
Current: 0.12

0
0.21
Equity to Asset 0.38
WMT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. WMT: 0.38 )
WMT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.38

0.34
0.43
Interest Coverage 11.51
WMT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.87 vs. WMT: 11.51 )
WMT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 15.09
Current: 11.51

4.63
15.09
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.59
M-Score: -2.72
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.49
WMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. WMT: 5.49 )
WMT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 6.08
Current: 5.49

4.2
6.08
Net-margin (%) 3.27
WMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. WMT: 3.27 )
WMT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 3.89
Current: 3.27

2.91
3.89
ROE (%) 20.85
WMT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. WMT: 20.85 )
WMT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.16   Max: 23.58
Current: 20.85

19.16
23.58
ROA (%) 7.69
WMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. WMT: 7.69 )
WMT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.79   Max: 9.34
Current: 7.69

7.79
9.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.53
WMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.59 vs. WMT: 22.53 )
WMT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.13   Max: 29.92
Current: 22.53

16.13
29.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
WMT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WMT: 8.10 )
WMT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 17.8
Current: 8.1

7.3
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
WMT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. WMT: 6.30 )
WMT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 21.1
Current: 6.3

6.3
21.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
WMT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. WMT: 5.10 )
WMT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 21.8
Current: 5.1

5.1
21.8
» WMT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 5,508 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,425 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 266,309 sh (+130.39%)
James Barrow 11,449,952 sh (+92.92%)
Steven Cohen 19,257 sh (+57.19%)
Bill Nygren 1,965,000 sh (+55.34%)
Richard Pzena 1,288,713 sh (+25.76%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,126,291 sh (+20.43%)
Warren Buffett 58,052,412 sh (+17.32%)
Dodge & Cox 18,053,842 sh (+7.93%)
Jeff Auxier 107,034 sh (+5.83%)
John Buckingham 74,359 sh (+5.2%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,480,278 sh (+0.83%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,290,900 sh (+0.33%)
Donald Yacktman 3,251,604 sh (+0.03%)
John Rogers 84,904 sh (+0.03%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,603,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 6,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 1,220,400 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 2,234,238 sh (-0.32%)
Pioneer Investments 41,284 sh (-1.18%)
Bill Frels 11,057 sh (-1.78%)
Tom Gayner 1,098,000 sh (-2.83%)
Tom Russo 21,009 sh (-6.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 491,821 sh (-6.74%)
Mario Gabelli 149,323 sh (-8.23%)
Tweedy Browne 1,087,540 sh (-13.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,230,272 sh (-29.08%)
Ken Fisher 82,326 sh (-40.7%)
Jim Simons 361,194 sh (-89.37%)
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Q2 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 3,069 sh (New)
Richard Snow 18,816 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,435,200 sh (+297.35%)
John Rogers 165,321 sh (+94.72%)
Ken Fisher 149,687 sh (+81.82%)
Dodge & Cox 27,562,842 sh (+52.67%)
James Barrow 14,585,155 sh (+27.38%)
Bill Nygren 2,430,000 sh (+23.66%)
Bill Frels 12,057 sh (+9.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 531,249 sh (+8.02%)
Richard Pzena 1,365,763 sh (+5.98%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,405,312 sh (+3.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 272,847 sh (+2.46%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,529,109 sh (+1.97%)
John Buckingham 75,673 sh (+1.77%)
Warren Buffett 58,797,259 sh (+1.28%)
Donald Yacktman 3,271,212 sh (+0.6%)
Tom Gayner 1,098,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 21,009 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,603,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Romick Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 1,087,150 sh (-0.04%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,229,021 sh (-0.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,400 sh (-0.73%)
Jeff Auxier 105,834 sh (-1.12%)
Pioneer Investments 40,484 sh (-1.94%)
Mario Gabelli 140,798 sh (-5.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,768,440 sh (-24.06%)
John Hussman 3,350 sh (-50%)
» More
Q3 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 117,509 sh (New)
Richard Snow 37,701 sh (+100.37%)
Bill Nygren 3,105,000 sh (+27.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 319,583 sh (+17.13%)
James Barrow 16,080,458 sh (+10.25%)
Dodge & Cox 30,282,752 sh (+9.87%)
David Dreman 3,299 sh (+7.49%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,609,915 sh (+3.2%)
Warren Buffett 60,385,293 sh (+2.7%)
John Rogers 168,550 sh (+1.95%)
John Buckingham 76,928 sh (+1.66%)
Donald Yacktman 3,272,616 sh (+0.04%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,603,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,098,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 3,350 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,362,638 sh (-0.23%)
Bill Frels 11,972 sh (-0.7%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,209,841 sh (-0.86%)
Tom Russo 20,759 sh (-1.19%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,261,652 sh (-1.94%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 517,923 sh (-2.51%)
Pioneer Investments 39,430 sh (-2.6%)
Jeff Auxier 102,559 sh (-3.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,402,638 sh (-4.71%)
Tweedy Browne 991,542 sh (-8.79%)
Ken Fisher 130,116 sh (-13.07%)
Mario Gabelli 114,298 sh (-18.82%)
Jim Simons 1,127,000 sh (-21.47%)
» More
Q4 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WMT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Bill Nygren 2014-09-30 Add 27.78%0.33%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%3105000
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 Add 9.87%0.2%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%30282752
James Barrow 2014-09-30 Add 10.25%0.16%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%16080458
Tweedy Browne 2014-09-30 Reduce -8.79%0.15%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%991542
Warren Buffett 2014-09-30 Add 2.7%0.11%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%60385293
George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.07%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%117509
Richard Snow 2014-09-30 Add 100.37%0.05%$73.34 - $77.51 $ 88.5117%37701
Dodge & Cox 2014-06-30 Add 52.67%0.69%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%27562842
James Barrow 2014-06-30 Add 27.38%0.32%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%14585155
Bill Nygren 2014-06-30 Add 23.66%0.25%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%2430000
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Add 94.72%0.07%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%165321
Richard Snow 2014-06-30 New Buy0.05%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%18816
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -50%0.02%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%3350
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%3069
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 81.82%0.01%$74.91 - $79.76 $ 88.5115%149687
James Barrow 2014-03-31 Add 92.92%0.63%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%11449952
Warren Buffett 2014-03-31 Add 17.32%0.62%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%58052412
Bill Nygren 2014-03-31 Add 55.34%0.43%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%1965000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 20.43%0.34%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%7126291
Tweedy Browne 2014-03-31 Reduce -13.91%0.32%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%1087540
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 130.39%0.18%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%266309
Richard Pzena 2014-03-31 Add 25.76%0.11%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%1288713
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%0
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Reduce -40.7%0.01%$72.66 - $78.91 $ 88.5117%82326
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.10
WMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. WMT: 18.10 )
WMT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.56   Max: 29.14
Current: 18.1

10.56
29.14
Forward P/E 17.01
WMT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. WMT: 17.01 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.50
WMT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. WMT: 18.50 )
WMT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.23   Max: 29.82
Current: 18.5

11.23
29.82
P/B 3.61
WMT's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. WMT: 3.61 )
WMT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 5.94
Current: 3.61

2.54
5.94
P/S 0.59
WMT's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. WMT: 0.59 )
WMT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.59

0.41
1.02
PFCF 21.17
WMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.40 vs. WMT: 21.17 )
WMT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 123.15
Current: 21.17

12.6
123.15
POCF 11.32
WMT's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. WMT: 11.32 )
WMT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.88   Max: 18.03
Current: 11.32

6.88
18.03
EV-to-EBIT 12.77
WMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. WMT: 12.77 )
WMT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 18.9
Current: 12.77

8.8
18.9
PEG 2.31
WMT's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WMT: 2.31 )
WMT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.31

1.05
2.7
Shiller P/E 18.80
WMT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 34.25 vs. WMT: 18.80 )
WMT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.45   Max: 38.62
Current: 18.8

13.45
38.62
Current Ratio 0.92
WMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WMT: 0.92 )
WMT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.92

0.8
1.64
Quick Ratio 0.20
WMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. WMT: 0.20 )
WMT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.2

0.12
0.28
Days Inventory 47.50
WMT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 37.90 vs. WMT: 47.50 )
WMT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 40   Max: 74.87
Current: 47.5

40
74.87
Days Sales Outstanding 4.60
WMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. WMT: 4.60 )
WMT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 5.27
Current: 4.6

1.77
5.27

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.17
WMT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. WMT: 2.17 )
WMT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.24
Current: 2.17

0.6
3.24
Dividend Payout 0.40
WMT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. WMT: 0.40 )
WMT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.4

0.09
0.87
Dividend growth (3y) 15.80
WMT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WMT: 15.80 )
WMT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 26
Current: 15.8

11.2
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.35
WMT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. WMT: 4.35 )
WMT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 6.4
Current: 4.35

1.19
6.4
Share Buyback Rate 3.60
WMT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. WMT: 3.60 )
WMT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 0
Current: 3.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.75
WMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WMT: 4.75 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 17.43
Current: 4.75

3.14
17.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
WMT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WMT: 1.37 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 6.1
Current: 1.37

1.09
6.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
WMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WMT: 1.12 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 3.07
Current: 1.12

0.82
3.07
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.67
WMT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WMT: 2.67 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 3.57
Current: 2.67

1.11
3.57
Price/Graham Number 1.93
WMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WMT: 1.93 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.12
Current: 1.93

1.4
6.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
WMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. WMT: 7.80 )
WMT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 11.4
Current: 7.8

5.3
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.98
WMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. WMT: 10.98 )
WMT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10.9   Max: 16.1
Current: 10.98

10.9
16.1

Analyst Estimate

Jan15 Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil) 485,515 500,943 526,140
EPS($) 4.94 5.21 5.75
EPS without NRI($) 4.94 5.21 5.75

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in October 1969. The Company operates retail stores located throughout the U.S. along with its wholly-owned subsidiaries in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan and the United Kingdom; its majority-owned subsidiaries in Africa, Central America, Chile, China and Mexico; its joint ventures in India and China; and other controlled subsidiaries in China. Its operations comprise three reportable business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment includes the Company's mass merchant concept in the U.S., operating under the 'Walmart' or 'Wal-Mart' brand, as well as walmart.com. Walmart U.S. does business in six strategic merchandise units namely, Grocery, Entertainment, Health and wellness, Hardlines, Apparel and Home. The Walmart International segment consists of the Company's operations outside of the U.S., including various retail websites. The Sam's Club segment includes the warehouse membership clubs in the U.S., as well as samsclub.com. Hours of operation for nearly all supercenters and an increasing number of discount stores and Neighborhood Markets are 24 hours each day. The Walmart U.S. segment competes with a variety of local, national and global chains in the supermarket, discount, grocery, department, dollar, drug, variety and specialty stores, supercenter-type stores, hypermarkets, internet-based retailers and catalog businesses. It also competes with others for desirable sites for new retail units. The Walmart International segment competes with a variety of local, national and global chains in the supermarket, discount, grocery, department, drug, variety and specialty stores, supercenter-type stores, hypermarkets, wholesale clubs, internet-based retailers and catalog businesses in each of the countries in which it operates. Sam's Club competes with other warehouse clubs, as well as with discount retailers, retail and wholesale grocers, general merchandise wholesalers and distributors, gasoline stations, internet-based retailers and catalog businesses.
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