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AutoZone, whose stores remained open during the pandemic, reported third-quarter profit and sales that easily beat expectations helped by stimulus checks that fueled sales late in the quarter.
Net income fell to $342.9 million for the quarter ended May 9, from $405.9 million in the year-ago period.
Sales inched down 0.1% to $2.779, beating estimates of $2.69 billion. Domestic same-store sales fell 1.0%. . . . more