NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 31, 2012--
Retailer Saks Incorporated (NYSE: SKS) today announced that owned sales
totaled $215.8 million for the four weeks ended May 26, 2012 compared to
$208.2 million for the four weeks ended May 28, 2011, a 3.7% increase.
Comparable store sales increased 4.0% for the month.
For May, the strongest categories included women’s contemporary and WEAR
NOW apparel, women’s shoes, fashion and fine jewelry, cosmetics and
fragrances, men’s contemporary apparel, and men’s shoes.
For the four months ended May 26, 2012, owned sales totaled $959.7
million compared to $921.8 million for the prior year four months ended
May 28, 2011, a 4.1% increase. Comparable store sales increased 4.6% for
the four months.
Saks Incorporated operates 45 Saks Fifth Avenue stores, 61 Saks OFF 5TH
stores, and saks.com. Saks Fifth Avenue is proud to be named a
J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one
of 50 U.S. companies so named.
Source: Saks Incorporated
Julia Bentley, 865-981-6243