Stein Mart posts strong September sales
Retail Editor 2 -- Home Textiles Today, October 10, 2013
Jacksonville, Fla. - Linens along with gifts, women's, and ladies' boutique and sportswear categories posted the strongest sales during September at Stein Mart, the company reported today.
For the month, sales increased 7.3% to $112.2 million, and comps were up 5.0% compared on top of a 2.4% increase a year ago.
More challenged business segments for the off-pricer, which operates 263 units, were ladies' accessories, men's furnishings, ladies' casual sportswear and petites. Geographically, the month's sales were strongest in Florida, the Southeast and California, while the Midwest and Northeast performed lower than the chain.
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