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Dollar General posts sales gains in first quarter

Dollar General posts sales gains in first quarter

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said Thursday that revenue jumped 30.5% to $6.1 billion in its first quarter as net sales increased 9%. Comparable-store sales rose 2.1% in the 13 weeks to May 4. First-quarter net income rose 9% to $365 million, or $1.36 per share. Dollar General reiterated its forecast for full-year earnings

Walmart first quarter results beat expectations

Walmart first quarter results beat expectations

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter, with earnings-per-share and comp-store-sales figures that exceeded the company’s guidance. Walmart’s earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter were 98 cents.  According to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S, analysts had estimated the company’s EPS would come in at 88 cents. Comparable store sales for Walmart U.S.

Delhaize Group’s sales and earnings rise in Q1

Delhaize Group’s sales and earnings rise in Q1

BRUSSELS — Delhaize Group on Wednesday posted a nearly fourfold rise in first quarter profit, as sales increased in each of its major regions of the United States, Belgium and southeastern Europe. For the quarter ended March 31, Delhaize’s net profit was 109 million euros ($123 million), up from 28 million euros a year earlier.