February Sales Show Strength

Corral, Cecile B.
March 2005
Home Textiles Today;3/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that home textiles retailers posted positive same-store gains in February 2005. Propelling that momentum were apparel and accessories merchandise and food products, for the most part, retailers reported. The big comp winners for the month included a mixed group of stores: Target Corp. with a 9 percent gain, Saks Fifth Avenue with 7.1 percent, Costco with 7 percent, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. with 6.7 percent and Stein Mart with 6.2 percent. The comp sales losers list was led by Pier 1 Imports with a 15.3 percent decline.


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