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May 2003 Sales at Major Retailers

May 2003 sales for major retailers (period ending 05/31/03)a(sales in $millions)

Company 2003 sales 2002 sales Total % change Same-store % change
Costcob $3,200.0 $2,950.0 8.5 4.0
Dillard Dept. Stores $536.6 $576.8 (7.0) (7.0)
Dollar Generalc $507.2 $446.1 13.7 4.9
Elder-Beerman $42.6 $42.8 (0.3) 1.5
Family Dollar $364.1 $320.9 13.5 3.6
Federated $1,137.0 $1,150.0 (1.1) (0.8)
Gottschalks $50.1 $49.7 0.7 3.4
Hancock Fabrics $30.8 $29.4 4.8 5.1
JCPenneyd $2,291.0 $2,267.0 1.1 NA
Dept. stores $960.0 $946.0 1.5 3.2
Catalog/e-commerce $179.0 $178.0 0.6 NA
Jo-Ann Stores $108.5 $107.4 1.0 2.3
Kohl's Corp.e $678.9 $596.2 13.9 0.1
May Dept. Stores $1,005.0 $1,025.4 (2.0) (3.9)
Pier 1 Imports $132.0 $124.1 6.3 (1.8)
Ross Stores $296.0 $268.0 10.4 0.0
Saks Inc. $389.9 $395.4 (1.4) (1.6)
Dept. stores $240.9 $240.0 0.4 (0.2)
Sears U.S. sales $2,179.4 $2,208.9 (1.3) (1.9)
ShopKof $244.2 $252.3 (3.2) (3.1)
ShopKo stores $179.3 NA (4.7) (4.7)
Pamida $64.9 NA 1.1 1.8
Stein Mart $108.2 $112.6 (3.9) (6.5)
Target Corp. $3,203.0 $2,980.0 7.5 0.7
Target $2,740.0 NA 9.2 1.4
Mervyn's $258.0 NA (3.5) (3.8)
Marshall Field's $174.0 NA (4.3) (3.0)
TJX Cos. $975.0 $884.0 10.3 3.0
Value City $202.9 $186.6 8.7 3.2
Value City Dept. stores $108.7 $105.4 3.1 3.7
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.c $18,953.0 $17,231.0 10.0 2.1
Wal-Mart stores $12,852.0 $11,794.0 9.0 2.1
Sam's Club $2,599.0 $2,445.0 6.3 1.8
17 weeks to date
Costcob NA NA NA NA
Dillard Dept. Stores $2,350.6 $2,487.6 (5.5) (5.0)
Dollar Generalc $2,100.0 $1,800.0 16.7 4.4
Elder-Beerman $173.7 $183.9 (5.6) (5.6)
Family Dollar NA NA NA NA
Federated $4,428.0 $4,603.0 (3.8) (4.0)
Gottschalks $190.7 $199.3 (4.3) (2.1)
Hancock Fabrics $138.4 $133.4 3.7 4.4
JCPenney d $9,784.0 $9,995.0 (2.1) NA
JCPenney stores $4,096.0 $4,292.0 (4.6) (3.2)
Catalog/e-commerce $766.0 $838.0 (8.6) NA
Jo-Ann Stores $483.3 $479.8 0.7 2.5
Kohl's Corp.e $2,796.7 $2,466.8 13.4 (1.8)
May Dept. Stores $3,877.6 $4,121.5 (5.9) (7.6)
Pier 1 Imports $402.7 $384.4 4.8 (3.6)
Ross Stores $1,175.0 $1,088.0 8.0 (2.0)
Saks Inc. $1,761.0 $1,811.4 (2.8) (3.0)
Dept. stores $1,035.8 $1,053.7 (1.7) (2.2)
Sears U.S. sales $8,323.0 $8,732.8 (4.7) (5.5)
ShopKof $952.1 NA (3.0) (2.8)
ShopKo stores $709.8 NA (4.2) (4.2)
Pamida $242.3 NA 0.8 1.4
Stein Mart $438.7 $468.6 (6.4) (8.5)
Target Corp. $13,186.0 NA 7.1 0.1
Target $11,294.0 NA 9.1 1.1
Mervyn's $1,020.0 NA (6.2) (6.4)
Marshall Field's $732.0 NA (5.2) (4.4)
TJX Cos. $3,816.0 $3,594.0 6.2 (1.0)
Value City $791.5 $772.5 2.5 (2.6)
Value City Dept. stores $451.6 $464.6 (2.8) (2.3)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.c $77,322.0 $70,331.0 9.9 2.4
Wal-Mart stores $52,542.0 $48,097.0 9.2 2.4
Sam's Clubs $10,615.0 $9,904.0 7.2 2.2
a: Reporting periods vary from store to store.
b: For the period ending June 4.
c: For the period ending May 30.
d: For the period ending May 24.
e: For the period ending June 1.
f: Excludes sales of stores that have been closed and not replaced.


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