August 2002 Sales at Major Retailers

AUGUST SALES FOR MAJOR RETAILERS
(period ending 8/31/02)a
Sales in $Millions
COMPANY 2002
SALES
2001
SALES
TOTAL % CHANGE SAME-STORE % CHANGE
Amesb NA NA NA NA
Costcoc $3,010.0 $2,740.0 9.9 6.0
Dillard Dept. Stores $598.0 $620.1 (3.6) (3.0)
Dollar Generald $454.7 $393.3 15.6 6.3
Elder-Beerman $46.0 $47.0 (2.1) (5.4)
Family Dollar $323.0 $286.0 12.9 2.2
Federated Dept. Stores $1,086.0 $1,129.0 (3.8) (5.8)
Gottschalks $48.0 $49.6 (3.2) (1.7)
Hancock Fabricsc $30.8 $26.9 14.5 8.9
JCPenneye $2,509.0 $2,484.0 1.0 NA
Dept. stores $1,236.0 $1,205.0 2.6 2.9
Catalog/e-commerce $186.0 $247.0 (24.7) NA
Jo-Ann Stores $111.4 $104.1 7.0 8.6
Kmartb NA NA NA NA
Kohl's Corp. $668.2 $559.8 19.4 4.0
May Dept. Stores $983.1 $1,043.3 (5.8) (8.6)
Pier 1 Imports $129.3 $110.1 17.4 8.6
Ross Stores $279.0 $238.0 17.2 6.0
Saks Inc. $394.2 $413.7 (4.7) (3.3)
Dept. stores $237.2 $250.6 (5.3) (5.6)
Sears U.S. sales $2,019.4 $2,212.0 (8.7) (11.1)
ShopKof $253.3 $264.5 (4.2) (3.9)
Shopko stores $195.4 NA (3.7) (3.7)
Pamida $57.9 NA (5.9) (4.6)
Stein Mart $98.1 NA 9.6 0.6
Target Corp. $3,231.0 $3,005.0 7.5 (0.1)
Target $2,689.0 NA 9.6 0.5
Mervyn's $318.0 NA (2.8) (2.5)
Marshall Field's $180.0 NA (3.5) (3.5)
TJX Cos. $920.0 $826.0 11.4 2.0
Value City $188.7 $181.8 3.8 (5.1)
Value City dept. stores $120.6 $121.8 (1.0) (6.5)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.d $18,373.0 $16,531.0 11.1 3.8
Wal-Mart Stores $11,782.0 $10,535.0 11.8 4.3
Sam's Club $2,382.0 $2,231.0 6.8 1.1
30 WEEKS TO DATE
Amesb NA NA NA NA
Costcoc NA NA NA NA
Dillard Dept. Stores $4,326.8 $4,368.7 (1.0) (1.0)
Dollar Generald $3,300.0 $2,820.0 17.0 7.9
Elder-Beerman $320.7 $317.0 1.2 (2.7)
Family Dollar NA NA NA NA
Federated Dept. Stores $8,025.0 $8,173.0 (1.8) (3.3)
Gottschalks $354.2 $365.5 (3.1) (0.8)
Hancock Fabricsc $227.5 $211.4 7.6 7.5
JCPenneye $17,435.0 $17,218.0 1.3 NA
JCPenney stores $7,665.0 $7,558.0 1.4 2.6
Catalog/e-commerce $1,386.0 $1,812.0 (23.5) NA
Jo-Ann Stores $837.5 $763.2 9.7 10.3
Kmartb NA NA NA NA
Kohl's Corp. $4,460.6 $3,563.9 25.2 8.7
May Dept. Stores $7,233.9 $7,309.8 (1.0) (4.3)
Pier 1 Imports $795.3 $682.6 16.5 7.4
Ross Stores $1,975.0 $1,637.0 20.6 9.0
Saks Inc. $3,039.0 $3,124.8 (2.7) (0.9)
Dept. stores $1,802.4 $1,815.1 (0.7) (0.2)
Sears U.S. sales $15,690.8 $16,085.5 (2.5) (4.9)
ShopKof $1,765.4 NA (0.9) (0.6)
Shopko stores $1,331.1 NA 1.1 1.1
Pamida $434.3 NA (6.5) (5.2)
Stein Mart $765.5 NA 9.7 (0.4)
Target Corp. $22,357.0 NA 11.9 3.5
Target $18,834.0 NA 15.0 4.8
Mervyn's $1,982.0 NA (3.4) (3.2)
Marshall Field's $1,326.0 NA (2.5) (2.5)
TJX Cos. $6,397.0 $5,638.0 13.5 4.0
Value City $1,343.7 $1,248.6 7.6 (2.6)
Value City dept. stores $816.3 $803.5 1.6 (4.1)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.d $134,202.0 $119,325.0 12.5 6.7
Wal-Mart Stores $86,443.0 $75,741.0 14.1 7.3
Sam's Clubs $17,705.0 $16,143.0 9.7 4.1
a: Reporting periods vary from store to store
b: Will not report numbers until emerges from Chapter 11.
c: For the period ending Sept. 1.
d: For the period ending Aug. 30.
e: For the period ending Aug. 24.
f: Excludes sales of stores that have been closed and not replaced.

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