Q1 diluted EPS from continuing operations was
$1.03, within guidance of $0.95 - $1.10.
Currency negatively impacted EPS by approximately
U.S. 1.1% comp includes positive traffic for the second consecutive quarter. Customer experience scores improved in all formats. Customers benefited from lower gas prices.
- E-commerce sales globally increased approximately 17%.
- Consolidated operating income declined 8.3%, due to impacts from currency fluctuations and investments in associate wages & training and e-commerce.
(Amount in billions, except as noted)
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