Nordstrom, Inc. reported preliminary sales of $655.7 million for the five-week period ending July 5, 2003, an increase of 6.4 percent compared to sales of $616.0 million for the five-week period ending July 6, 2002. Same-store sales increased 1.9%.
June same-store sales in full-line stores increased in the Northwest, East Coast and Central States geographic regions. By merchandise division, same-store sales increased in Shoes, Men’s Apparel, Cosmetics, Women’s Active Wear and Women’s Designer Apparel.
Preliminary quarter-to-date sales of $1.1 billion increased 7.2 percent compared to 2002 quarter-to-date sales of $1.0 billion. Quarter-to-date same-store sales increased 2.5 percent.
Preliminary year-to-date sales of $2.4 billion increased 5.2 percent compared to year-to-date 2002 sales of $2.3 billion. Year-to-date same-store sales increased 0.4 percent.