Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) today reported a 4.4 percent increase in same-store sales for the five-week period ended September 29, 2012 compared with the five-week period ended October 1, 2011. Preliminary total retail sales of $1.01 billion for September 2012 increased 7.4 percent compared with total retail sales of $943 million for the same period in fiscal 2011.
Quarter-to-date same-store sales, which reflected a shift in the timing of the Anniversary Sale event, increased 11.1 percent compared with the same period in fiscal 2011. Preliminary quarter-to-date total retail sales of $1.88 billion increased 14.9 percent compared with total retail sales of $1.63 billion for the same period in fiscal 2011.
Year-to-date same-store sales increased 7.5 percent compared with the same period in fiscal 2011. Preliminary year-to-date total retail sales of $7.33 billion increased 11.4 percent compared with total retail sales of $6.58 billion for the same period in fiscal 2011.
SALES RECORDINGTo hear Nordstrom’s pre-recorded September sales message, please dial 402-220-6036 beginning today at 8:40 a.m. EDT. This recording will be available for one week.
|SEPTEMBER SALES RESULTS|
|(unaudited; $ in millions)|
|Total Retail Sales||Same-store Sales|
|Fiscal 2012||Fiscal 2011||Percent Increase||Total||Nordstrom||Nordstrom Rack|
|Number of stores||Sep-12||Sep-11|
|Nordstrom Rack and other||118||105|
|Gross square footage||25,113,000||24,638,000|
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