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• Costco reports that its November sales were $5.72 billion, up 13 percent compared to the same period a year ago. Same-store sales were up nine percent.

• New Jersey-based Village Super Markets reported that its fiscal first quarter revenue was up five percent to $263.6 million, with same-store sales up 3.6 percent. Q1 profit was up two percent to $4.3 million.

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