May Retail Sales

                         Same-St Total 
 Men/General Apparel 
 American Eagle        AEOS   +46.4% +57.1% 
 Edison Brothers       EDBR   -4.9%  -10.7% 
 Filene's Basement     BSMT   +2.0%  +4.0% 
 Gap                   GPS    +24.0% +47.0% 
 Goody's Family        GDYS   +9.1%  +21.2% 
 Gymboree Corp.        GYMB   +7.0%  +26.0% 
 Limited               LTD    +9.0%  +7.0% 
 Men's Wearhouse       SUIT   +12.3% +24.1% 
 Pacific Sunwear       PSUN   +11.0% +50.0% 
  
 Shoe 
 Footstar, Inc.        FTS    +4.9%  +8.4% 
 Footaction            FTS    +7.5%   N/A 
 Meldisco              FTS    +4.1%   N/A 
 Payless ShoeSource    PSS    +3.6%  +5.8% 
 Shoe Carnival         SCVL   +9.2%  +13.7% 
  
 Women's Apparel 
 AnnTaylor             ANN    +2.8%  +12.0% 
 Cache Inc.            CACH   +2.5%  +5.0% 
 Catherine's Stores    CATH   +12.3% +9.2% 
 Cato Corp.            CACOA  +8.0%  +11.0% 
 Charming Shoppe       CHRS   +9.0%  +12.0% 
 Chico's FAS           CHCS   +32.8% +46.6% 
 Claire's Stores       CLE    -1.0%  +14.0% 
 Designs Inc.          DESI   -25.0% -28.0% 
 Dress Barn            DBRN   +2.0%  +6.0% 
 Gantos Inc.           GTOS   -18.0% -18.0% 
 Intimate Brands       IBI    +3.0%  +6.0% 
 Paul Harris Stores    PAUH   -9.0%  +9.0% 
 Talbot's              TLB    +13.4% +15.0% 
 United Retail Group   URGI   +27.0% +21.0% 
  
 Department (National) 
 Federated Dept.       FD     +1.8%  +0.8% 
 May Department        MAY    +3.6%  +5.2% 
 Neiman Marcus         NMG    +9.6%  +11.9% 
 Penney, JC (Dept.)    JCP    +0.4%  +0.1% 
 Penney, JC (All)      JCP     N/A   +3.1% 
 Sears                 S      +5.4%  +7.0% 
  
 Department (Regional) 
 Bon-Ton Stores        BONT   +6.0%  +6.6% 
 Mervyn's              DH     -2.1%  -1.1% 
 Dayton Hudson (Dept.) DH     +8.6%  +8.8% 
 Dillard Department    DDS    +4.0%  +7.0% 
 Gottschalk's          GOT    -2.5%  +2.3% 
 Kohl's Dept.          KSS    +17.4% +29.7% 
 Mercantile Stores     MST    +0.8%  +1.6% 
 Proffitt's            PFT    +6.0%  +8.0% 
  
 Discount/Deep Discount 
 Ames Department       AMES   +9.9%  +12.7% 
 Consolidated Stores   CNS    -2.8%  +2.2% 
 Dayton Hudson (All)   DH     +6.1%  +11.8% 
 Dollar General        DG     +14.4% +30.0% 
 Family Dollar         FDO    +6.6%  +16.0% 
 K-Mart                KM     +6.9%  +7.3% 
 Ross Stores           ROST   -1.0%  +4.0% 
 Target                DH     +7.4%  +14.8% 
 TJX Cos.              TJX    +6.0%  +11.0% 
 Wal-Mart              WMT    +11.0% +19.9% 
  
 Club 
 Price/Costco          COST   +9.0%  +12.0% 
 B.J.'s Wholesale Club BJ     +5.4%  +12.0% 
 Sam's Club (Walmart)  WMT    +9.6%  +11.0% 
  
 Regional Discount 
 Fred's Inc.           FRED   +8.6%  +30.9% 
 Hill's Stores         HDS    +7.4%  +7.4% 
 ShopKo                SKO    +7.7%  +12.1% 
 Value City            VCD    +12.5% +10.3% 
  
 Drug 
 CVS/Revco             CVS    +10.7% +9.9% 
 Eckerd Drug           JCP    +9.9%  +11.5% 
 Walgreens             WAG    +8.8%  +14.0% 
  
 Furniture/Home Repair 
 Bombay Co.            BBA    +18.0% +19.0% 
 Heilig-Meyers Co.     HMY    +5.3%  +26.1% 
 Lowe's                LOW    +10.3% +27.3% 
 Pier 1 Imports        PIR    +7.1%  +6.8% 
  
 Consumer Electronics 
 Circuit City Stores   CC     +12.0% +25.0% 
 Radio Shack           TAN    +4.0%  +5.0% 
 Computer City         TAN    -2.0%  +5.0% 
 Tandy Inc.            TAN    +2.0%  +5.0% 
  
 Specialty 
 Michael's Stores      MIKE   +7.0%  +11.0% 
 Natural Wonders       NATW   +3.5%  +5.6% 
 Perfumania            PRFME  -9.9%  -2.1% 
 Sharper Image         SHRP   +8.0%  +11.0% 
 Starbucks Corp.       SBUX   +7.0%  +35.0% 
 Sunglass Hut          RAYS   +9.1%  +11.0% 
 West Marine           WMAR   +4.9%  +12.3%