December 03, 1998

November Retail Sales

 
                            Same-St  Total  
  
Men/General Apparel
American Eagle        AEOS   +24.8% +39.1%
Edison Brothers       EDBR    +0.9%  -1.6%
Filene's Basement     BSMT    +0.0%  +9.0%
Gap                   GPS    +16.0% +40.0%
Goody's Family        GDYS   -10.0%  +1.9%
Gymboree Corp.        GYMB   -10.0%  +9.0%
Limited               LTD     +8.0%  +1.0%
Men's Wearhouse       SUIT    +6.0% +16.2%
Pacific Sunwear       PSUN    -1.6% +25.0%

Shoe
Footstar, Inc.        FTS    -12.7%  -8.5%
Payless ShoeSource    PSS     -7.9%  -4.9%
Shoe Carnival         SCVL    +2.4% +21.6%

Women's Apparel
AnnTaylor             ANN    +11.2% +21.0%
Buckle, Inc.          BKE     +8.5% +19.2%
Cache Inc.            CACH    +1.0%  +7.0%
Catherine's Stores    CATH    +8.1%  +6.7%
Cato Corp.            CACOA   -7.0%  -4.0%
Charming Shoppe       CHRS    +7.0%  -5.6%
Chico's FAS           CHCS   +39.6% +57.1%
Claire's Stores       CLE    +10.0% +31.0%
Designs Inc.          DESI   -17.0% -25.2%
Dress Barn            DBRN    -4.0%  +1.0%
Gadzooks              GADZ   -13.5%  +5.8%
Gantos Inc.           GTOS    -6.0%  -6.0%
Intimate Brands       IBI    +10.0%  +9.0%
Paul Harris Stores    PAUH   +13.5% +30.4%
Talbot's              TLB    +14.3% +17.0%
United Retail Group   URGI    +4.0%  -1.0%

Department (National)
Federated Dept.       FD      -0.2%  -1.3%
May Department        MAY     +0.1%  +4.9%
Neiman Marcus         NMG     +9.9% +17.2%
Penney, JC (Dept.)    JCP     +4.9%  +3.3%
Penney, JC (All)      JCP      N/A   +3.0%
Sears                 S       -3.6%  -4.5%

Department (Regional)
Bon-Ton Stores        BONT    -2.2%  +0.9%
Mervyn's              DH      +1.1%  +0.0%
Dayton Hudson (Dept.) DH      -2.9%  -3.5%
Dillard Department    DDS     -4.0% +22.0%
Gottschalk's          GOT     +2.1% +20.2%
Kohl's Dept.          KSS     +3.2% +15.5%

Discount/Deep Discount
Ames Department       AMES   +10.0% +11.0%
Consolidated Stores   CNS     -3.1%  +1.8%
Dayton Hudson (All)   DH      +3.0%  +8.0%
Dollar General        DG      +4.7% +17.8%
Family Dollar         FDO     +6.2% +14.1%
K-Mart                KM      +2.5%  +5.2%
Ross Stores           ROST    +3.0% +10.0%
Target                DH      +4.3% +11.4%
TJX Cos.              TJX     +3.0%  +8.0%
Wal-Mart              WMT     +6.5% +13.7%

Club
Price/Costco          COST    +9.0% +13.0%
B.J.'s Wholesale Club BJ      +3.6% +10.3%
Sam's Club (Walmart)  WMT    +11.9% +14.1%

Regional Discount
Fred's Inc.           FRED    +2.4% +12.8%
Hill's Stores         HDS    -10.5% -10.5%
ShopKo Stores         SKO     +3.0% +11.2%
Value City            VCD     +6.1%  +8.3%

Drug
CVS/Revco             CVS    +14.0% +17.5%
Eckerd Drug           JCP     +9.8%  +8.6%
Walgreens             WAG    +10.8% +15.7%

Furniture/Home Repair
Bombay Co.            BBA    +13.0% +16.0%
Heilig-Meyers Co.     HMY      N/A    N/A
Lowe's                LOW     +6.9% +21.1%
Pier 1 Imports        PIR     +0.0%  +3.0%

Consumer Electronics
Circuit City Group    CC       N/A    N/A
Radio Shack           TAN     +0.0%  +2.0%

Specialty
Michael's Stores      MIKE    -4.0%  +5.0%
Natural Wonders       NATW   -17.5%  -9.2%
Perfumania            PRFM    -3.0%  -0.3%
Sharper Image St.     SHRP   +17.0% +21.0%
Starbucks Corp.       SBUX    +6.0% +30.0%
Sunglass Hut          RAYS    +1.4%  +2.4%
West Marine           WMAR    +4.2%  +6.6%