Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported a 7.1 percent increase in same-store sales for the four-week period ended April 28, 2012 compared with the four-week period ended April 30, 2011. Preliminary total retail sales of $802 million for April 2012 increased 10.5 percent compared with total retail sales of $726 million for the same period in fiscal 2011.
First quarter same-store sales increased 8.5 percent compared with the same period in fiscal 2011. Preliminary first quarter total retail sales of $2.53 billion increased 13.7 percent compared with total retail sales of $2.23 billion for the same period in fiscal 2011.
To hear Nordstrom’s pre-recorded April sales message, please dial (402) 220-6036 beginning today at 8:40 a.m. EDT. This recording will be available for one week.
|APRIL SALES RESULTS|
|(unaudited; $ in millions)|
|Total Retail Sales||Same-store Sales|
|Number of stores||Apr-12||Apr-11|
|Nordstrom Rack and other||112||95|
|Gross square footage||24,898,000||24,184,000|
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