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said October same-store sales rose 11.8%, while pharmacy same-store sales rose 18.1%.

Total sales for the four-week period ended Oct. 28 increased 15.9% to $1.60 billion from $1.38 billion for the same period a year ago.

The Woonsocket, R.I., drugstore chain said total pharmacy sales represented 65.2% of total company sales in October.