May Department Stores
said same-store sales rose 2.8% for the four weeks ended Nov. 25.
The retailer, which based in St. Louis, reported preliminary net sales for the four-week period of $1.35 billion, a 6.7% increase from $1.27 billion recorded in the same period a year ago.
Shares of May were recently up $1.50, or 5.4%, to $29.31 on the
New York Stock Exchange