Sales comparisons for clothing stores for November

AP News
Posted: Dec 03, 2009 11:48 AM

How sales at stores open at least a year changed at selected major clothing chains for November.

The figure is a key indicator of a retailer's health because it excludes sales at stores that opened or closed during the year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. -17 pct

Aeropostale Inc. 7 pct

American Apparel Inc. -11 pct

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. -2 pct

The Buckle Inc. 1.4 pct

Cato Corp. 0 pct

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. -13 pct

Destination Maternity Corp. -11.6

Gap Inc. 0 pct

Hot Topic Inc. -11.7 pct

Limited Brands Inc. 3 pct

Ross Stores Inc. 8 pct

Stein Mart Inc. -7.2 pct

TJX Cos. 8 pct

Wet Seal Inc. -5 pct

Zumiez Inc. -8.5 pct