SGB Update

Oakley Sees 2003 Earnings Below Street View…

Oakley shares were off 4.2% for the week after the company reaffirmed its guidance for fourth quarter and issued its initial expectations for 2003. The company sees Q4 earnings per diluted share of approximately $0.03 before a previously announced Europ

Finish Line Q3 Net Loss Widens as Comps Decrease

The Finish Line, Inc. announced net sales increased 4% to $147.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended November 30, 2002 compared to $142.3 million reported for the thirteen weeks last year ended December 1, 2001. Comparable store net sales decreased 1% fo

Rawlings Fiscal Q1 Sales Decline 10%; Reports Loss

Rawlings' first quarter fiscal year 2003 sales were $30.0 million, down 10.3% from first quarter fiscal year 2002 sales of $33.4 million. Net loss for first quarter fiscal year 2003 was $0.7 million compared to a loss in first quarter fiscal year 20

Forzani Group Appoints New CEO and President/COO

The Forzani Group Ltd. has announced the appointment of Robert Sartor to the position of Chief Executive Officer of The Forzani Group Ltd. and Bill Gregson to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, each such appointment effective February

The Buckle See December Same-Store Sales Inch Up

The Buckle, Inc. announced that sales for the five-week period ended January 4, 2003 increased 0.8% to $66.7 million. Comparable store sales were down 1.9% for the five-week period ended January 4, 2003…

Stage Stores Dec Comps Decreased 5.8%

Stage Stores, Inc. reported that comparable store sales for the five-week period ended January 4, 2003 decreased 5.8%. Total sales decreased 3.4% to $144.3 million…

Goody’s Dec Comp Store Sales Down 1.5%

Goody's Family Clothing, Inc. reported total sales for the fiscal month of December 2002 of $184.2 million, a decrease of 1.1%. Comparable store sales for December 2002 decreased 1.5%…

Gottschalks Dec Same-Store Sales Off 1.6%

Gottschalks Inc. announced same store sales for the month of December 2002 decreased by 1.6% from the prior year. Total sales for December were $128.7 million, a 3.3% decrease…

Urban Outfitters Sees December Comps Off 1%

Urban Outfitters, Inc. announced comparable store sales were up 1.5% for the two-month Christmas selling season. Urban Retail was up 4% and Anthropologie Retail was down 2%. Comparable store sales for the calendar month of December decreased by 1%, with U

Pac Sun December Comps Jump 16.1%

Pacific Sunwear reported that total sales for the five weeks of December of fiscal 2002 were $152.9 million, an increase of 28.7%. Company same-store sales increased 16.1% for the comparable five-week period ended Jan. 4, 2003, with PacSun same-store sal

Brown Shoe Adds Three Senior Vice Presidents

Shoe Company, Inc. announced the promotion of Scott Cooper to SVP-Marketing for the corporation and the additions of Timothy R. Heard as SVP-Brown Shoe International and Paul M. Malutinok as SVP-Strategic Planning…

TJX December Same-Store Sales Up 1%

The TJX Companies, Inc. reported December 2002 sales rose 10% to $1.602 bn. Consolidated comparable store sales for the five-week period ended January 4, 2003 were up 1% over last year's 10% increase…

Famous Footwear Dec Comps Off 0.9%

Brown Shoe Company, Inc. announced retail sales at Famous Footwear increased 2.5% to $109.5 million compared to $106.8 million for the same period last year. Same-store sales declined slightly by 0.9%.