SGB Update

Dillard’s February Comps Increase 3.0%

Dillard's, Inc. announced that sales for the four weeks ended March 1, 2003 were $610,272,000 compared to sales for the four weeks ended March 2, 2002 of $599,102,000. Total sales increased 2% for the four-week period. Sales in comparable stores for

Phoenix Footwear 2002 Profits Jump 24% as Sales Decline 23%

Phoenix Footwear Group, Inc. announced results for the year ended December 31, 2002, reporting annual net sales of $36.2 million versus $46.9 million for the prior year. Net income for the full year 2002 increased 24.3% to $1.7 million versus $1.4 millio

Stein Mart February Same-Store Sales Down 10%

Stein Mart, Inc. announced total sales for the four-week February period were $91.0 million, a 6.8% decrease from the $97.6 million in sales for the same period in 2002. Comparable store sales for February decreased 10.0% from the previous year…

Stage Stores Feb Comps Decrease 7.6%

Stage Stores, Inc. reported that comparable store sales for the four-week period ended March 1, 2003 decreased 7.6% as compared to the prior year four-week period ended March 2, 2002. Total sales decreased 4.8% to $59.5 million from $62.5 million in the p

Famous Footwear February Comps Decline 8.5%

Brown Shoe Company, Inc. announced February retail sales for Famous Footwear decreased 7.4% to $67.2 million for the four-week period ended March 1, 2003, compared to $72.6 million for February 2002. Same-store sales decreased 8.5%…

Ross Stores Feb Comps Fall 3.0%

Ross Stores, Inc. reported sales of $243 million for the four weeks ended March 1, 2003, a 7% increase above the $227 million for the four weeks ended March 2, 2002. Comparable store sales for the four week period fell 3% compared to a 13% increase in sam

Sears February Same-Store Sales Down 7.9%

Sears, Roebuck and Co. announced that comparable domestic store revenues decreased 9.4% for the four weeks ended March 1. Total domestic store revenues were $1.7 billion; a 7.9% decrease compared with the four weeks ended March 2, 2002…

TJX February Comp-Store Sales Decrease 5.0%

The TJX Companies, Inc. reported February 2003 sales results. Sales for the four-week period ended March 1, 2003 were $776 million, up 3% over $752 million achieved during the four-week period ended March 2, 2002…

The Finish Line Sees Q4 Comps Jump 10%

The Finish Line, Inc. reported net sales of $234.4 million for the thirteen weeks ended March 1, 2003, an increase of 16% over net sales of $201.6 million for Q4 last year which ended March 2, 2002. Comparable store net sales for Q4 increased 10% on top o

Kohl’s February Comps Decrease 4.6%

Kohl's Corporation reported that sales for the four week period ended March 1, 2003 increased 10.2% over the four week period ended March 2, 2002. On a comparable store basis, sales decreased 4.6%…

Payless February Same-Store Sales Inch Up 0.4%

Payless ShoeSource, Inc. reported that same-store sales decreased 0.6% during the February reporting period, the four weeks ended March 1, 2003. Company sales totaled $175.3 million, a 0.4% increase from $174.6 million during fiscal February of last year

May Company February Comps Decrease 8.9%

The May Department Stores Company reported preliminary net sales of $846 million for the four-week period ended March 1, 2003, a 7.5% decrease from $914 million in the similar four-week period last year. Store-for-store sales decreased 8.9%…

Federated February Same-Store Sales Down 6.8%

Federated Department Stores, Inc. reported total sales of $985 million for the four weeks ended March 1, 2003. This represents a decrease of 6.0% from total sales of $1.048 billion for the same period last year. On a same-store basis, Federated's Fe

Value City February Comps Decrease 12.1%

Value City Department Stores, Inc. announced total sales for the four weeks ended March 1, 2003, decreased 7.2% to $145.0 million from $156.2 million for the four weeks ended March 2, 2002. The company's same store sales decreased 12.1% for the four