Saks Inc. said its same-store sales fell 2.9% in March. The luxury retailer said its total sales for the five weeks ended April 5 fell 3% to $276.2 million, from $284.4 million in the prior-year period.

Saks said its strongest categories were women's designer evening wear, men's shoes and contemporary apparel, fashion jewelry, women's shoes and fragrances. Weaker categories included women's petite and larger sizes, women's designer apparel and fine jewelry.