Sponsors
Billabong ▼ -0.005 | PPR ▼ -1.55 | American Apparel ▼ -0.040 | The Buckle ▼ -0.13 | Columbia ▼ -0.36 | Deckers Outdoor ▼ -6.18 | Dicks ▼ -0.80 | Foot Locker ▼ -0.83 | Genesco ▼ -1.18 | Iconix Brand Group ▼ -0.63 | Jarden Corp ▼ -0.55 | Nordstrom ▼ -0.79 | Luxottica ▼ -0.82 | Nike ▼ -1.50 | Pacific Sunwear ▼ -0.05 | Skullcandy ▲ +0.06 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▼ -0.57 | VF Corp ▼ -0.14 | Quiksilver ▼ -0.10 | Zumiez ▼ -0.62 | Macys ▼ -0.42 | Tillys ▼ -0.09 |
Ticker Sponsor
Professional Services
More Professional Services...
Readers Say
I require all our executives to read it
I require all our executives to read it

There is no better publication that I am aware of that is so accurate and on top of any news and developments in our industry. I personally recommend it to many people that want to know and understand more about our industry. For the most part, shop-eat-surf.com gets the stories first. As a matter of fact, I require all the executives in our company to read it.

- By Hezy Shaked, President & CEO, Tilly's
The one, undisputed leader
The one, undisputed leader

It is common knowledge in our industry that there is one undisputed leader in reporting on the topics, businesses and trends that impact all of us the most, and it is shop-eat-surf.com. Their access to those who make our industry happen is second to none, and we value not only the content of their reporting but the editorial thought on what it all means both in the present as well as the future. If we were asked to give a rating, it would be five out of five stars.

- By Craig Levra, CEO, Sport Chalet
Industry Insight

New business info and advice from QCS GRAPHICS, PROCOPIO, SHACC and FSG LAWYERS.

Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
Print This Article

Same-store sales flash report: PacSun, Zumiez, Buckle, Macy’s, Hollister and more

By Tiffany Montgomery
October 11, 2007 6:49 AM

September same store sales came out today so I put together a customized report for you. It includes surf industry customers and a competitor. Let me know if there are other companies you want added in the future: tiffany@shop-eat-surf.com

Pacific Sunwear

Company same-store sales: up 2.7 percent

PacSun stores: up 5.4 percent

Demo stores: down 15.4 percent

PacSun stores breakdown

Regions: All regions strong except desert Southwest.

Company pleased with strength of full priced merchandise.

Girls apparel: Up low 20s percent. Lead by Bullhead denim, shorts and tops.

Guys apparel: Up mid-single digits. Lead by tops, swim and shorts. Denim weak.

Footwear: Down overall. Guys sneakers comped positive in back half of the month. Girls sneakers positive for the entire month.

Demo: Continues to struggle, especially young mens, which was weak in all categories.


Zumiez (reported numbers Wednesday)

Company same-store sales: up 13.9 percent

Factors: Driven by new stores, same store sales growth, more transactions and increase in average unit retail price.

Strongest category: Mens

Other news: Remains on track to open 50 stores in 2007.


Macy's

Company same-store sales: down 2.7 percent, within guidance range.

Guidance: October same-store sales expected to be down 1 to 2 percent.


Nordstrom

Company same-store sales: up 3.2 percent

Details: September sales did not achieve plan of 4 to 5 percent same store sales gain. Inventories above plan. Taking markdowns, which will hurt profit margins.

Strong regions: South, Northwest, Midwest

Strong categories: Womens designer apparel and accessories, mens apparel.

Guidance: October same-store sales likely below plan. Third quarter earnings lowered to $0.50 to $0.53 per share from $0.61 to $0.64 per share.


The Buckle

Company same-store sales: up 10.9 percent

Men's: up 20.5 percent led by denim, women and knit tops and sweaters. Price points up.

Women's: Up 12 percent led by denim, woven and knit tops, outerwear and footwear. Price points up.

Accessories: down 7 percent for mens and womens combined.

Footwear: down 10 percent for mens and womens combined


Hollister (owned by Abercrombie & Fitch)

Same-store sales: down 7 percent

Details: Guys flat, girls down low double digit.


Articles You Might Have Missed