February 04, 1999

January Retail Sales

 
                             Same-St  Total   
  
Men/General Apparel
American Eagle        AEOS   +33.5% +51.0%
Edison Brothers       EDBR    -3.4%  -7.1%
Filene's Basement     BSMT   +11.0% +20.0%
Gap                   GPS    +15.0% +38.0%
Goody's Family        GDYS    +3.1% +17.9%
Gymboree Corp.        GYMB   +11.0% +43.0%
Limited               LTD    +11.0%  +5.0%
Men's Wearhouse       SUIT   +16.1% +27.4%
Pacific Sunwear       PSUN    +6.5% +31.0%

Shoe
Footstar, Inc.        FTS    +13.0% +16.3%
Payless ShoeSource    PSS     -1.5%  +1.7%
Shoe Carnival         SCVL    +5.9% +24.5%

Women's Apparel
AnnTaylor             ANN    +13.3% +23.7%
Buckle, Inc.          BKE    +14.9% +26.1%
Cache Inc.            CACH    +8.0% +17.0%
Catherine's Stores    CATH    +2.6%  +1.3%
Cato Corp.            CACOA   +3.0%  +7.0%
Charming Shoppe       CHRS    -1.0%  +1.0%
Chico's FAS           CHCS   +30.4% +38.1%
Claire's Stores       CLE    +14.0% +33.0%
Designs Inc.          DESI    -1.0% +12.0%
Dress Barn            DBRN    -3.0%  +2.0%
Gadzooks              GADZ    -6.5% +13.3%
Gantos Inc.           GTOS    -7.0%  -7.0%
Intimate Brands       IBI    +11.0% +12.0%
Paul Harris Stores    PAUH   +11.0% +24.7%
Talbot's              TLB    -12.4%  -6.0%
United Retail Group   URGI    +7.0%  +0.0%

Department (National)
Federated Dept.       FD      +7.3%  +7.0%
May Department        MAY     +5.3% +10.0%
Neiman Marcus         NMG     +4.5%  +8.4%
Penney, JC (Dept.)    JCP     -0.1%  -1.5%
Penney, JC (All)      JCP      N/A   +6.2%
Sears                 S       +2.6%  -0.4%

Department (Regional)
Bon-Ton Stores        BONT    -4.3%  -2.2%
Mervyn's              DH      +7.8%  +7.4%
Dayton Hudson (Dept.) DH     +11.8% +11.0%
Dillard Department    DDS     +3.0% +26.0%
Gottschalk's          GOT     +2.9% +26.4%
Kohl's Dept.          KSS    +11.9% +26.2%

Discount/Deep Discount
Ames Department       AMES    +4.3%+120.0%
Consolidated Stores   CNS     -2.6%  +1.2%
Dayton Hudson (All)   DH      +9.6% +15.0%
Dollar General        DG      +8.3% +22.6%
Family Dollar         FDO    +13.1% +21.3%
K-Mart                KM      +8.5%  +9.9%
Ross Stores           ROST    +8.0% +14.0%
Target                DH      +9.6% +16.6%
TJX Cos.              TJX     +8.0% +12.0%
Wal-Mart              WMT    +10.3% +17.3%

Club
Price/Costco          COST   +11.0% +15.0%
B.J.'s Wholesale Club BJ      +4.0% +14.1%
Sam's Club (Walmart)  WMT     +8.7% +11.0%

Regional Discount
Fred's Inc.           FRED    +5.1% +10.0%
ShopKo Stores         SKO     +6.9% +15.5%
Value City            VCD     +0.8%  +4.4%

Drug
CVS/Revco             CVS    +11.3% +14.1%
Eckerd Drug           JCP    +13.0% +12.1%
Walgreens             WAG     +8.7% +13.6%

Furniture/Home Repair
Bombay Co.            BBA    -11.0%  -9.1%
Heilig-Meyers Co.     HMY     +3.2%  +4.6%
Lowe's                LOW     +6.5% +19.2%
Pier 1 Imports        PIR     -5.0%  -2.0%

Consumer Electronics
Circuit City Group    CC      +8.0% +13.0%
Radio Shack           TAN    +12.0% +13.0%

Specialty
Michael's Stores      MIKE    -2.0%  +7.0%
Natural Wonders       NATW   -15.3% -11.1%
Perfumania            PRFM   +13.0% +20.0%
Sharper Image St.     SHRP    -3.0%  -5.0%
Starbucks Corp.       SBUX    +6.0% +25.0%
Sunglass Hut          RAYS   +11.1% +11.2%
West Marine           WMAR    +1.8%  +9.4%