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Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart expects a 20% increase in holiday sales this year, due to the more favorable economic environment and lower prices, according to Brazilian Retail News.
The company said sales of its private-label goods are expected to grow around 30%, especially for seasonal products like fruits, cakes, wines and nuts.
However, in some cases (such as computers and home accessories), prices may be 15% lower than last year.