Seems like you can always count on Wal-Mart to do well when things are bad. Times are tough, you buy the least expensive you can. And Wal-Mart has those always low prices....and yes, a year ago people were talking about the end of the end of the Wal-Mart era? Show me the money, baby.
Nonetheless, they are still being cautious about future expansion, which is just another reason why WMT stock is up almost 15% YTD.