Neiman Marcus, Inc. announced that in the four-week August period, comparable revenues in the Specialty Retail Stores segment (which includes Neiman Marcus Stores and Bergdorf Goodman) decreased 0.4%. Revenue growth trends were the strongest in the companys stores in Texas and New York City. The merchandise categories in the Specialty Retail Stores segment that performed the strongest included precious jewelry and womens fine apparel.
Comparable revenues at Neiman Marcus Direct in the four-week August period decreased 1.1%. The top selling merchandise categories in the Direct Marketing segment included womens apparel, shoes, handbags and mens.
4 weeks ended
August 30, 2008 August 25, 2007 % Change
Total Revenues $285 million $283 million 0.7%
Comparable Revenues $281 million $283 million 0.5%