October 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/11/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 39, p68
Trade Publication
The article presents information on financial performance of retail business as of 2004. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. laid out its expansion plans for the year 2005, which includes opening 240 to 250 supercenters, 40 to 45 discount stores, and 25 to 30 Neighborhood Market stores during the 2006 fiscal year, beginning February 2005. Chicago police arrested the president of Division Sales, a wholesale distributor based in suburban Chicago, which sold to Dallas based discount chain more than a million pieces of junk jewelry under counterfeit labels and designer names such as Monet, Napier or Nine West.


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