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What does GMS stand for?

GMS stands for General Merchandise Stores

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  • Business, finance, etc.

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The standouts were manufacturing construction, up 32%, communication, 23%, multi-retail ("big box" and other general merchandise stores, shopping centers, and shopping malls), 20%, multifamily, 17%, single-family, 13%, warehouses, 12%, and lodging, 11%.
As for the union's claims about wages and benefits, the Wal-Mart chain is competitive in those areas with other general merchandise stores, such as Kmart and Target, said Wal-Mart spokeswoman Cynthia Lin.
Included in the deal are Fedco's 10 general merchandise stores - including a store in Van Nuys - and certain other properties.
Speaking to merchants and vendors at the PAVE (Planning and Visual Education Partnership) seminar program at The Visual Marketing & Store Design Show here, Farah said the biggest challenge to the general merchandise stores was not getting more people into stores, but increasing the amount of the average sale.