For July 2001
Company Name Month ‘01
Full $
Month ‘00
Full $
Month ‘01
Full %
Month ‘01
Comp %
Month ‘00
Comp %
Specialty apparel
American Eagle Outfitters 102.0 66.6 53.2 3.7 (1.5)
Ann Taylor 84.9 87.6 (3.0) (17.4) 1.6
Charming Shops 156.2 162.0 (4) (4) (6)
Chico's FAS 25.8 16.7 53.9 21.0 28.4
The Children's Place 36.6 32.2 14 (17) 12
Christopher & Banks 21.7 16.0 36 7 25
Dress Barn 42.7 42.6 N/A (5) 2
Factory 2-U 43.6 35.1 24.4 (4.7) 1.6
The Gap 948 900 5 (12) (1)
Gymboree 30.2 28.1 8 19 4
The Limited 612.3 611.8 N/A (6) 5
Men's Wearhouse 82.2 N/A 6.5 (4.3) 7.1
Neiman Marcus 164.9 169.7 (2.8) (3.4) 14.7
Pacific Sunwear 56.5 43.4 30.2 (5.3) (4.4)
Ross Stores 236 203 16 5 (2)
Saks Inc. 370.5 394.1 (6.0) (4.8) 0.0
S&K Famous 9.4 10.2 N/A (7) EVEN
Talbots 106.6 94.6 13 7.4 (0.9)
TJX Cos. 745 659 13 5 1
United Retail 26.9 26.6 1 (5) FLAT
Wilsons The Leather Expert 28.3 17.3 63.6 (12.4) 13.9
General merchandise
Ames 221.0 242.7 (8.9) (7.7) (2.6)
BJ's 369 343 7.3 3.7 7.5
Big Lots 266.6 259.0 2.9 (0.8) 5.8
Bon-Ton 41.4 42.1 (1.7) (2.7) (5.5)
Costco 2.71B 2.46B 10 4 9
Dillard's 571.8 533.8 7 7 (5)
Dollar General 375.6 314.8 19.3 6.6 0.5
Elder-Beerman Stores Corp. 34.8 35.0 (0.6) (4.3) (4.4)
Family Dollar 280.2 235.1 19.2 7.7 6.4
Federated Dept. 1.087B 1.161B (6.4) (4.2) 1.6
Fred's 65.0 53.2 22 12.4 10.0
Gottschalks 45.3 37.2 21.9 EVEN 6.8
J.C. Penney 935 929 0.7 2.2 (3.6)
K-Mart 2.540B 2.490B 2.0 3.4 2.8
Kohl's 466.3 355.9 31.0 14.3 6.7
Marshall Fields 157 N/A (7.2) (7.2) (2.6)
May Dept. 874.0 840.6 4.0 (1.3) (1.6)
Mervyn's 264 N/A 4.0 4.3 (2.4)
Sears 2.04B 2.09B (2.5) (3.0) 1.8
Sharper Image 14.6 18.1 (20) (26) 46
Shopko 237.5 228.1 4.1 0.2 2.6
Radioshack 320.3 337.8 (5) (6) 12
Target Corp. 2.743B 2.456B 11.7 4.6 3.7
Target Stores 2.278B N/A 14.7 5.7 5.2
Value City 147.5 146.7 0.6 (6.3) 6.1
Wal-Mart 16.023B 14.063B 13.9 6.3 5.0
Home supply
Bombay Co. 29.1 27.4 6 1 FLAT
Pier 1 111 106 4.4 (1.1) 18.2
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.