Sponsors
Billabong ▲ +0.005 | PPR ▼ -7.45 | American Apparel ▼ -0.007 | The Buckle ▼ -0.26 | Columbia ▲ +0.02 | Deckers Outdoor ▼ -2.73 | Dicks ▼ -0.30 | Foot Locker ▼ -0.28 | Genesco ▼ -0.20 | Iconix Brand Group ▼ -0.23 | Jarden Corp ▲ +0.60 | Nordstrom ▼ -0.48 | Luxottica ▼ -0.38 | Nike ▲ +0.28 | Pacific Sunwear ▼ -0.12 | Skullcandy ▼ -0.05 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▼ -0.44 | VF Corp ▲ +0.41 | Quiksilver ▲ +0.05 | Zumiez ▼ -0.75 | Macys ▼ -0.35 | Tillys ▼ -0.12 |
Ticker Sponsor
Readers Say
Useful on a daily basis
Useful on a daily basis

It's well balanced information that is useful on a daily basis. I'm very satisfied with the Executive Edition. I start each day with SES and a big cup of coffee!

- By Tom Ruiz, EVP Sales, Volcom
Always a good daily read
Always a good daily read

Shop-Eat-Surf creates a good source of timely information about the industry. The site makes all types and size companies feel part of a community where everyone is stoked to hear about other companies successes and ideas. It is always a good daily read.

- By Ted Li, VP of North America, Oakley
Industry Insight

TAYLOR DIGITAL: Website tools to increase sales. SURFRIDER: Rise Above Plastics campaign.

Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
Print This Article

Hollister comp store sales dive in July

By Tiffany Montgomery
August 07, 2008 6:29 AM

Hollister got roughed up in July with same-store sales falling 11 percent.


For Abercrombie & Fitch, which owns Hollister and several other chains, comp store sales companywide fell 7 percent.


Weaker than expected July results caused the company to lower second quarter earnings guidance.


Hollister guys: up mid-single digits


Hollister girls: down in the mid teens


Strongest regions companywide: Flagship stores, US tourist stores, Southwest


Weakest regions companywide: Midwest


Strong male categories companywide: knit tops, shorts, jeans, fragrance


Weak male categories: graphic T-shirts


Strong female categories companywide: jeans


Weak female categories: knit tops, fleece, woven pants

 


Articles You Might Have Missed