NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Earnings season has reached the point where investors will get a glimpse of how well retailers have performed over the past three months. And there's no question that Wal-Mart (WMT - Get Report), despite the constant stream of negative news about the company, enjoys an extremely large part of all the U.S. retail business.While it's known for its strong discount prices, what many investors don't know is that Wal-Mart operates one of the most efficient businesses in the world. And although the company didn't have (by its own standards) an exceptional May quarter, it was Wal-Mart's efficiency that once again helped deliver solid profits.
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