November 05, 1998

October Retail Sales

 
                             Same-St  Total   
  
 Men/General Apparel 
 American Eagle        AEOS   +37.8% +51.6% 
 Edison Brothers       EDBR    +1.4%  -1.0% 
 Filene's Basement     BSMT    -2.0%  +6.0% 
 Gap                   GPS    +18.0% +40.0% 
 Goody's Family        GDYS    -7.3%  +3.3% 
 Gymboree Corp.        GYMB    -3.0% +18.0% 
 Limited               LTD     +3.0%  -5.0% 
 Men's Wearhouse       SUIT    +5.7% +16.6% 
 Pacific Sunwear       PSUN    +5.0% +34.0% 
  
 Shoe 
 Footstar, Inc.        FTS     -7.2%  -5.2% 
 Payless ShoeSource    PSS     -0.9%  +2.3% 
 Shoe Carnival         SCVL    -1.2% +14.0% 
  
 Women's Apparel 
 AnnTaylor             ANN    +15.5% +24.6% 
 Cache Inc.            CACH    +2.0%  +9.4% 
 Catherine's Stores    CATH   +10.0%  +8.3% 
 Cato Corp.            CACOA   +5.0%  +8.0% 
 Charming Shoppe       CHRS    -3.0%   N/A 
 Chico's FAS           CHCS   +33.9% +45.8% 
 Claire's Stores       CLE    +12.0% +29.0% 
 Designs Inc.          DESI   -19.0% -20.2% 
 Dress Barn            DBRN    -2.0%  +3.0% 
 Gadzooks              GADZ    -5.6% +23.1% 
 Gantos Inc.           GTOS    -3.0%  -2.0% 
 Intimate Brands       IBI     +5.0%  +4.0% 
 Paul Harris Stores    PAUH   +15.7% +32.3% 
 Talbot's              TLB    +26.3% +25.0% 
 United Retail Group   URGI    +7.0%  +2.0% 
  
 Department (National) 
 Federated Dept.       FD      -1.9%  -2.7% 
 May Department        MAY     +2.8%  +6.5% 
 Neiman Marcus         NMG     +2.4%  +6.5% 
 Penney, JC (Dept.)    JCP     -2.8%  -4.2% 
 Penney, JC (All)      JCP      N/A   +4.8% 
 Sears                 S       -1.9%  -1.4% 
  
 Department (Regional) 
 Bon-Ton Stores        BONT    -5.7%  -5.2% 
 Mervyn's              DH      -3.9%  -4.9% 
 Dayton Hudson (Dept.) DH      -0.5%  -0.9% 
 Dillard Department    DDS     -4.0% +21.0% 
 Gottschalk's          GOT     +0.6% +20.1% 
 Kohl's Dept.          KSS     +3.7% +18.5% 
  
 Discount/Deep Discount 
 Ames Department       AMES   +23.6% +25.1% 
 Consolidated Stores   CNS     -5.0%  -0.7% 
 Dayton Hudson (All)   DH      +2.3%  +6.8% 
 Dollar General        DG      +4.2% +17.4% 
 Family Dollar         FDO     +5.7% +13.8% 
 K-Mart                KM      +4.0%  +4.3% 
 Ross Stores           ROST    +1.0%  +8.0% 
 Target                DH      +4.2% +10.7% 
 TJX Cos.              TJX     +3.0%  +8.0% 
 Wal-Mart              WMT     +7.7% +13.5% 
  
 Club 
 Price/Costco          COST    +7.0% +10.0% 
 B.J.'s Wholesale Club BJ      +3.4%  +9.4% 
 Sam's Club (Walmart)  WMT     +6.7%  +8.1% 
  
 Regional Discount 
 Fred's Inc.           FRED    +6.8% +22.7% 
 Hill's Stores         HDS     -9.7%  -9.7% 
 ShopKo Stores         SKO     +8.6% +16.4% 
 Value City            VCD     +0.0%  +0.3% 
  
 Drug 
 CVS/Revco             CVS    +12.1% +14.0% 
 Eckerd Drug           JCP    +10.7% +10.6% 
 Walgreens             WAG    +10.0% +14.5% 
  
 Furniture/Home Repair 
 Bombay Co.            BBA     +3.0%  +6.0% 
 Heilig-Meyers Co.     HMY     +0.5%  +8.6% 
 Lowe's                LOW     +5.0% +19.7% 
 Pier 1 Imports        PIR     +5.0%  +7.0% 
  
 Consumer Electronics 
 Circuit City Group    CC      +7.0% +16.0% 
 Radio Shack           TAN     +5.0%  +7.0% 
  
 Specialty 
 Michael's Stores      MIKE    -2.0%  +8.0% 
 Natural Wonders       NATW   -15.0%  -7.5% 
 Perfumania            PRFM    -7.0%  -5.0% 
 Sharper Image St.     SHRP    -3.0%  -3.0% 
 Starbucks Corp.       SBUX    +5.0% +29.0% 
 Sunglass Hut          RAYS    -3.6%  -1.9% 
 West Marine           WMAR    +2.4%  +8.4%