October 08, 1998

September Retail Sales

 
                             Same-St  Total   
  
 Men/General Apparel 
 American Eagle        AEOS   +23.7% +36.4% 
 Edison Brothers       EDBR    +3.6%  -0.8% 
 Filene's Basement     BSMT    -6.0%  +1.0% 
 Gap                   GPS    +14.0% +35.0% 
 Goody's Family        GDYS    -8.0%  +2.7% 
 Gymboree Corp.        GYMB   -18.0%  +1.0% 
 Limited               LTD     +5.0%  +3.0% 
 Men's Wearhouse       SUIT    +4.3% +15.3% 
 Pacific Sunwear       PSUN   +13.0% +43.0% 
  
 Shoe 
 Footstar, Inc.        FTS     +5.5%  +8.4% 
 Payless ShoeSource    PSS     +0.4%  +3.5% 
 Shoe Carnival         SCVL    +2.7% +15.6% 
  
 Women's Apparel 
 AnnTaylor             ANN     +8.5% +17.3% 
 Cache Inc.            CACH    -7.0%  -4.0% 
 Catherine's Stores    CATH   +10.8%  +8.4% 
 Cato Corp.            CACOA   -4.0%  -1.0% 
 Charming Shoppe       CHRS    -2.0%  +0.1% 
 Chico's FAS           CHCS   +30.7% +45.8% 
 Claire's Stores       CLE    +10.0% +33.0% 
 Designs Inc.          DESI   -18.0% +24.2% 
 Dress Barn            DBRN    -6.0%  -2.0% 
 Gadzooks              GADZ    -6.1% +26.2% 
 Gantos Inc.           GTOS    -2.0%  -2.0% 
 Intimate Brands       IBI     +5.0%  +2.0% 
 Paul Harris Stores    PAUH   -10.0%  +7.0% 
 Talbot's              TLB    -14.7% -13.0% 
 United Retail Group   URGI   +16.0% +10.0% 
  
 Department (National) 
 Federated Dept.       FD      -0.7%  -2.1% 
 May Department        MAY     -4.3%  +6.8% 
 Neiman Marcus         NMG     -7.1%  -3.3% 
 Penney, JC (Dept.)    JCP     -6.6%  -7.5% 
 Penney, JC (All)      JCP      N/A   -1.2% 
 Sears                 S       -1.7%  -1.7% 
  
 Department (Regional) 
 Bon-Ton Stores        BONT    +1.8%  +2.6% 
 Mervyn's              DH      +2.9%  +2.0% 
 Dayton Hudson (Dept.) DH      +2.8%  +2.2% 
 Dillard Department    DDS     +2.0% +33.0% 
 Gottschalk's          GOT     +7.9% +29.2% 
 Kohl's Dept.          KSS     +5.8% +18.7% 
  
 Discount/Deep Discount 
 Ames Department       AMES    +6.7%  +9.0% 
 Consolidated Stores (KCNS     -5.8%  -1.5% 
 Dayton Hudson (All)   DH      +5.3% +10.8% 
 Dollar General        DG      +8.0% +21.8% 
 Family Dollar         FDO    +12.3% +21.0% 
 K-Mart                KM      +5.6%  +5.8% 
 Ross Stores           ROST    +6.0% +12.0% 
 Target                DH      +6.1% +13.8% 
 TJX Cos.              TJX     +0.0%  +4.0% 
 Wal-Mart              WMT     +9.5% +15.5% 
  
 Club 
 Price/Costco          COST    +9.0% +12.0% 
 B.J.'s Wholesale Club BJ      +9.0% +13.1% 
 Sam's Club (Walmart)  WMT    +11.4% +12.8% 
  
 Regional Discount 
 Fred's Inc.           FRED    +7.5% +24.9% 
 Hill's Stores         HDS     -5.9%  -5.9% 
 ShopKo Stores         SKO     +8.4% +15.8% 
 Value City            VCD     +2.1%  +4.4% 
  
 Drug 
 CVS/Revco             CVS    +11.1% +14.5% 
 Lechters Inc.         LECH    +0.7%  -1.4% 
 Eckerd Drug           JCP    +10.4% +10.1% 
 Walgreens             WAG    +11.0% +15.5% 
  
 Furniture/Home Repair 
 Bombay Co.            BBA     +5.0%  +6.0% 
 Heilig-Meyers Co.     HMY    +10.0% +18.2% 
 Lowe's                LOW     +4.1% +17.8% 
 Pier 1 Imports        PIR     +4.0%  +6.0% 
  
 Consumer Electronics 
 Circuit City Group    CC     +11.0% +21.0% 
 Radio Shack           TAN    +10.0% +14.0% 
  
 Specialty 
 Michael's Stores      MIKE    +0.0%  +8.0% 
 Natural Wonders       NATW    -5.9%  -0.5% 
 Perfumania            PRFM    +4.0%  +3.2% 
 Sharper Image St.     SHRP    +6.0%  +9.0% 
 Starbucks Corp.       SBUX    +4.0% +38.0% 
 Sunglass Hut          RAYS    +0.5%  +1.0% 
 West Marine           WMAR    -1.4%  +6.5%