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• BJ’s Wholesale Club reported that its August sales increased 6.4 percent to $661.7 million from $622.2 million, on same-store sales that were up 1.4 percent.

• Walgreen said that its August sales were up 10 percent to $4.62 billion from $4.19 billion in the prior year period, with same-store sales for the month up 6.5 percent.
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