3M beats 2Q expectations despite lower sales

The Maplewood-based maker of Post-it and Scotch Tape products posted an unexpected decline in second-quarter sales, but still topped Wall Street projections by a penny. Net sales were down 1.9 percent.
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The Maplewood-based maker of Post-it and Scotch Tape products posted an unexpected decline in second-quarter sales, but still topped Wall Street projections by a penny. Net sales were down 1.9 percent.

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