Wintry weather curbed revenue, Wal-Mart says

1st-quarter sales up 0.8%, short of analysts’ estimates

Posted: May 16, 2014 at 2:01 a.m.

The world's largest retailer blamed the long, cold winter for keeping some U.S. customers away, resulting in lower-than-expected revenue and earnings in its first quarter of fiscal 2015, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported Thursday.

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