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March 2003 Sales at Major Retailers

March sales for major retailers (period ending 4/5/03)asales in $millions

Company 2003 sales 2002 sales Total % change Same-store % change
Costco b $3,880.0 $3,460.0 12.1 8.0
Dillard Dept. Stores 667.2 763.4 (12.6) (12.0
Dollar General c 602.5 533.7 12.9 4.2
Elder-Beerman 50.8 52.9 (4.0) (2.9)
Family Dollar 446.7 390.6 14.4 3.5
Federated 1,233.0 1,309.0 (5.8) (6.5)
Gottschalks 54.3 59.2 (8.3) (6.4)
Hancock Fabrics b 42.2 40.5 4.2 5.3
JCPenney 2,843.0 2,967.0 (4.2) NA
Dept. stores 1,171.0 1,254.0 (6.6) (5.5)
Catalog/e-commerce 238.0 274.0 (13.1) NA
Jo-Ann Stores 147.2 145.5 1.2 3.1
Kmart d NA NA NA NA
Kohl's Corp. 913.5 750.6 21.7 0.4
May Dept. Stores 1,059.2 1,175.9 (9.9) (11.4
Pier 1 Imports 150.1 145.5 3.2 (5.8)
Ross Stores 347.0 329.0 5.5 (5.0)
Saks Inc. 522.4 542.3 (3.7) (3.8)
Dept. stores 312.1 311.1 0.3 (0.2)
Sears U.S. sales 2,399.9 2,455.7 (2.3) (3.1)
ShopKo 268.1 293.2 (8.6) (8.4)
ShopKo stores 202.6 NA (10.1) (10.1)
Pamida 65.5 NA (3.4) (2.7)
Stein Mart 131.1 146.6 (10.6) (12.9)
Target Corp. 3,889.0 3,717.0 4.6 (2.3
Target 3,316.0 NA 6.1 (1.3)
Mervyn's 298.0 NA (7.6) (8.0)
Marshall Field's 225.0 NA (6.5) (6.1)
TJX Cos. 1,109.0 1,059.0 4.7 (2.0)
Value City 237.7 237.0 0.3 (4.4)
Value City Dept. stores 137.8 149.6 (7.9) (7.4)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. c 23,175.0 21,489.0 7.8 0.7
Wal-Mart stores 14,951.0 13,947.0 7.2 0.3
Sam's Club 3,098.0 2,879.0 7.6 2.6
9 weeks to date
Costco b NA NA NA NA
Dillard Dept. Stores $1,277.4 $1,362.5 (6.2) (6.0
Dollar General c 1,078.8 962.1 12.1 3.4
Elder-Beerman 86.8 95.0 (8.6) (8.1)
Family Dollar NA NA NA NA
Federated 2,216.0 2,357.0 (6.0) (6.7)
Gottschalks 97.6 104.0 (6.2) (4.4)
Hancock Fabrics b 77.2 74.0 4.3 5.2
JCPenney 5,108.0 5,264.0 (3.0) NA
JCPenney stores 2,077.0 2,194.0 (5.3) (4.0)
Catalog/e-commerce 412.0 471.0 (12.5) NA
Jo-Ann Stores 255.6 255.2 0.2 2.2
Kmart b NA NA NA NA
Kohl's Corp. 1,399.7 1,191.6 17.5 (1.5)
May Dept. Stores 1,905.2 2,090.2 (8.9) (10.3)
Pier 1 Imports NA NA NA NA
Ross Stores 591.0 556.0 6.3 (4.0)
Saks Inc. 889.5 923.6 (3.7) (3.9
Dept. stores 538.7 533.9 0.9 0.4
Sears U.S. sales 4,149.8 4,356.1 (4.7) (5.9)
ShopKo 483.7 NA (5.5) (5.3)
ShopKo stores 366.1 NA (6.3) (6.3)
Pamida 117.6 NA (3.0) (2.3)
Stein Mart 222.1 NA (9.0) (11.7)
Target Corp. 6,815.0 NA 5.4 (1.9)
Target 5,825.0 NA 7.3 (1.0)
Mervyn's 517.0 NA (8.3) (8.5)
Marshall Field's 394.0 NA (4.6) (4.3)
TJX Cos. 1,885.0 1,811.0 4.1 (3.0)
Value City 382.7 393.2 (2.7) (7.5)
Value City Dept. stores 226.5 250.0 (9.4) (8.9)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. c 41,971.0 38,696.0 8.5 1.5
Wal-Mart stores 27,123.0 25,053.0 8.3 1.3
Sam's Clubs 5,523.0 5,123.0 7.8 2.5
a: Reporting periods vary from store to store.
b: For the period ending April 6.
c: For the period ending April 4.
d: Will not report numbers until emerges from Chapter 11


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