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Bloomberg reports that despite the fact that Wal-Mart’s sales in 2006 grew at its slowest pace in two decades, CEO Lee Scott did pretty well. Scott, according to Bloomberg, “received a salary of $1.3 million and stock valued at $15.3 million, Wal-Mart said yesterday in a regulatory filing. The company, based in Bentonville, Ark., also awarded him bonuses of $4.29 million and $8.08 million in stock options.” Scott’s total compensation for 2006: $29.7 million.

While that’s a lot of money, Bloomberg points out that it is less than the $36.4 million made by Target CEO Robert J. Ulrich. Target last year had a 16 percent increase in income last year.
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