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Many retailers report strong November

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The Gap at South Coast Plaza on Black Friday. Shop-eat-surf file photo.
By Tiffany Montgomery
December 02, 2010 6:22 AM

Many retailers reported this morning that November same store sales turned out better than expected, with particularly strong sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend.

 

Here’s a roundup of how industry customers and competitors at the mall performed.

 

Zumiez reported yesterday that its same store sales rose 20.7% in November, and PacSun previously reported its same store sales fell 2% on Black Friday. PacSun did not give information about the entire month.

 

To see our slide show of the promotions at the mall on Black Friday, click here.

 

Macy’s

+ 6.1%

 

Nordstrom

+5.1%

 

Dillard’s

+8%

 

The Buckle

+7.9%

 

Abercrombie & Fitch

Total same store sales: +22%

 

Hollister: +22%

 

Hot Topic

Total same store sales: -2.1%

 

Hot Topic: -14.5%

 

Torrid: +1.6%

 

Aeropostale

-1%

 

Gap

Total: +4%

 

Gap: +5%

 

Banana Republic: flat

 

Old Navy: +5%

 

International: -1%

 

American Eagle Outfitters

Flat

 

Wet Seal

Total: +7%

 

Wet Seal: +8.3%

 

Arden B: -0.3%

 

Kohl’s

+6.1%

 

Target

+5.5%

 


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