Retail Briefs

November 2004
Home Textiles Today;11/8/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p2
Trade Publication
The article presents information on financial performance of various companies in the textile industry. Bon-Ton Stores Inc. reported that third quarter total sates climbed over the same period last year. Total sales increased 65.1 percent to $297.8 million, including $137.7 million from the acquired Elder-Beerman stores. After experiencing poor results in October, Pier 1 Imports Inc. has revised comparable store sales for the third quarter and November to hit the negative mid-single-digit range. Helped by strong sales during the last weeks of the third quarter, Cost Plus Inc. experienced a 12 percent rise in total sales for the period over last year.


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