The Buckle’s same-stores sales inched up 0.7 percent in June. Total sales increased 2.8 percent to $84.8 million.
Mens’ total sales grew 6.5 percent and represented 46.5 percent of sales. Strong categories included denim and casual bottoms, woven knit shirts, shorts and accessories, Buckle said on its monthly conference call. Men’s average price points were down slightly.
Women’s total sales were own slightly and represented 53.5 percent of sales. Stronger categories were casual bottoms, sweaters, active apparel and footwear. Price points in women’s were up 2.5 percent.
Across both genders, accessories were ahead 6.5 percent and represented 10.5 percent of total sales. Footwear was up 1.5 percent and accounted for 6.4 percent of sales. Prices points were up 8.5 percent in accessories and 3 percent in footwear.
Units per transaction were up 1.5 percent while average transaction value grew 3.5 percent.
Comps in the 22-week year-to-date period ended July 5 decreased 0.9 percent.