For October 2001
Company Name Month ‘01
Full $
Month ‘00
Full $
Month ‘01
Full %
Month ‘01
Comp%
Month ‘00
Comp %
Specialty apparel
American Eagle Outfitters 98.4 71.8 37 7.2 2.6
Ann Taylor 103.3 105.2 (1.8) (11.8) (3.4)
Charming Shops 170.4 109.2 56 (4) FLAT
Chico's FAS 29.5 22.9 29.2 6.5 44.3
The Children's Place 55.3 47.6 16 (4) 5
Christopher & Banks 28.1 21.4 31 4 19
Dress Barn 65.9 64.6 2 (5) 3
Factory 2-U 43.0 40.8 5.3 (15.8) 17.6
The Gap 1.0B 1.1B (4) (17) (2)
Gymboree 45.4 38.9 17 21 26
The Limited 591.7 652.4 N/A (6) 8
Men's Wearhouse 91.5 N/A (11.3) (16.1) 5.9
Neiman Marcus 238 256 (7) (8) 3.9
Pacific Sunwear 42.0 35.0 19.9 (1.2) 4.3
Ross Stores 238 218 9 1 1
Saks Inc. 448.9 493.2 (9.0) (6.4) (1.9)
Talbots 130.3 137.0 (5) (12.5) 19.0
TJX Cos. 885 787 12 4 3
United Retail 31.6 30.4 4 (2) FLAT
Wilsons The Leather Expert 60.7 49.8 21.9 (5.3) (3.4)
General merchandise
BJ's 396 372 6.5 1.9 4.0
Big Lots 321.9 306.0 N/A (0.3) 1.6
Bon-Ton 56.3 49.7 13.2 12 (1.3)
Costco 2.83B 2.51B 13 6 5
Dillard's 524.4 558.1 (6) (6) (2)
Dollar General 418.4 346 N/A 8.5 0.1
Elder-Beerman Stores Corp. 47.0 N/A (7.6) (8.3) 0.9
Family Dollar 291.2 251.5 15.8 6.2 4.3
Federated Dept. 1.117B 1.291B (8.9) (8.7) 1.6
Fred's 70.4 56.5 25 14.9 5.1
J.C. Penney 2.41B 2.39B 2.5 (0.7) (2.6)
K-Mart 2.42B 2.54B (4.9) (4.4) (2.0)
Kohl's 577.8 N/A 27.7 13.5 9.5
Marshall Fields 226 N/A (10.1) (10.1) (4.6)
May Dept. 965.5 1.01B (4) (6.4) 2.6
Mervyn's 283 N/A (1.6) (1.0) 7.6
Sears 2.15B 2.23B (3.4) (4.4) 3.0
Sharper Image 14.8 18.6 (20) (30) 43
Shopko 250.9 257.0 (2.4) 5.1 (0.3)
Stage Stores 56.1 61.0 (8.0) 8.4 0.5
Radioshack 363.9 371.1 (2) FLAT N/A
Target Corp. 2.837B 2.638B 8.9 2.0 3.6
Target Stores 2.336B N/A 12.8 4.1 (4.6)
Value City 182.7 170.1 7.4 3.0 N/A
Wal-Mart 16.62B 14.50B 14.6 6.7 3.4
Home supply
Bombay Co. 31.8 28.9 10 (3) 7
Pier 1 114.1 101.6 12.2 4.0 14.1
NOTES: Beginning from left, the columns reflect: retailers? total sales for the month; total sales for the same month last year; the percentage of change in total sales from last year; the percentage of change in comparable store sales from the previous month this year; and the percentage of change in comparable store sales from the same period last year. This report is based on information provided and released by the retailers, and is reprinted with permission from Business Wire.