Retailers Report September Same-Store Sales – Here's How They're Doing

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Same store sales at a few major retailers like Target and Costco came in better than expected today, but a few retailers, like Kohl’s and Macy’s, lagged behind estimates.The winners:

  • TJX Cos. (TJX): +6 per cent (+4.4 expected)
  • Limited Brands (LTD): +5 per cent (+4.3 expected)
  • Ross Stores (ROST): +5 per cent (+4.3 expected)
  • Gap (GPS): +6 per cent (5.3 expected)
  • Costco (COST): +6 per cent (+5.7 expected)
  • Target (TGT): +2.1 per cent (+2 expected)

The losers:

  • Kohl’s (KSS): -2.7 per cent (+0.1 expected)
  • The Buckle (BKE): -0.8 per cent (+1.1 expected)
  • Rite-Aid (RAD): -0.7 per cent (-0.1 expected)
  • Macy’s (M): +2.5 per cent (+3.3 expected)
  • Wet Seal (WTSLA): -12.7 per cent

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