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CIT TRADE FINANCE: Middle-market retailers cautiously optimistic for holiday.
Details on Industry Insight.
Apparel comps: up 10 percent
Juniors: up mid 20s
Strong categories: Bullhead denim, tops, dresses
Weak categories: swim and shorts
Guys: down slightly
Strong categories: denim, tops
Weak categories: swim
Accessories: down high teens
Footwear: down mid 50s as the company exits most footwear
Strong regions: Texas, Midwest
Weak regions: Desert Southwest, California, Florida, New England
Here's the weekly breakdown of same-store sales:
Week 1: down mid-single digits
Week 2: down low-single digits
Week 3: down low-single digits
Week 4: down low-single digits