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Most retailers report weak June same-store sales

By Tiffany Montgomery
July 09, 2009 6:15 AM

June sales were tough for many retailers, with The Buckle and Aeropostale two of the exceptions.

Here are some results for industry customers and competitors. Pacific Sunwear no longer reports monthly same-store sales.

Zumiez

Same-store sales: down 19.3 percent

Week 1: down 17.4 percent
Week 2: down 22.6 percent
Week 3: down 14.2 percent
Week 4: down 22.7 percent
Week 5: down 19.3 percent

Categories: All departments reported a decline in same-store sales

Regions: Same-store sales in the western half of the U.S. and the South fell in the 20 percent range. Same-store sales in the Midwest declined in the mid-teen range.

Total No. of stores: 368

The Buckle

Same-store sales: up 9.6 percent

Total No. of stores: 393

Note: It was the smallest increase in same-store sales this year for The Buckle. But the company was up against a tough comparison. In June of 2008, the company's same-store sales increased 28.9 percent.

Macy's

Same-store sales: down 8.9 percent

Total No. of stores: 840

Nordstrom

Same-store sales: down 10 percent

Total No. of stores: 175

American Apparel

Same-store sales: down 13 percent

Total No. of stores: 270

Hot Topic

Total same-store sales: down 7.9 percent

Hot Topic stores: down 7.2 percent

Torrid stores: down 10.3 percent

Total No. of stores: 835

Abercrombie & Fitch

Total company same-store sales: down 32 percent

Same-store sales by chain:

Hollister: down 35 percent
Ruehl: down 32 percent
Abercrombie: down 31 percent
Abercrombie & Fitch: down 30 percent

Total No. of stores: 1,128

Aeropostalé

Same-store sales: up 12 percent

Total No of stores: 885


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