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Wal-Mart (WMT +0.5%) says it's working with suppliers as increased demand for gun ammunition has...

Wal-Mart (WMT +0.5%) says it's working with suppliers as increased demand for gun ammunition has shelves nearly empty in its gun sections. The company will ration ammunition sales to three boxes per customer for the short term until supplies catch back up. Analysts think the gun demand rush has brought a marginal benefit to Wal-Mart's store sales with buyers presumably picking up incidental items along the way to checkout.
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  • Tony Petroski
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    "Analysts think the gun demand rush has brought a marginal benefit to Wal-Mart's store sales with buyers presumably picking up incidental items along the way to checkout."

     

    The analysts are right. I saw a few guys buying Chinese-made camo jackets and for impulse buys the green and black face-paint was flying off the display near the checkout counters.

     

    Who would'a thunk that after 4 years of hapless economic performance (we're still waiting on the findings of Buffett and his fellow jobs-summiteers) it would turn out to be the Obama gun-grab that finally got the economy moving again.
    31 Jan 2013, 11:54 AM Reply Like
  • The Patriot
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    Whatever bump it caused for Walmart, it was even more so for Academy.
    31 Jan 2013, 12:35 PM Reply Like
  • davidingeorgia
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    The one part of the private economy that President Present has been able to stimulate (gun/ammo manufacturers/retailers) is the part that he and his junta probably hate the most (except, perhaps, for oil companies). It's ironic, but it would be a lot more humorous if it wasn't for the damage being done everywhere else.
    31 Jan 2013, 12:44 PM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    It is quite funny...what is doing the best in this country right now...guns and ammo...and oil and gas.....Obama and the Libs hate...they just hate it...lol
    31 Jan 2013, 01:06 PM Reply Like
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