Talbots' November Same-Store Sales Up Sharply

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Talbots

(TLB)

, the women's apparel retailer, said same-store sales in November grew 21.9%, driven by "exceptional" regular-price fall and holiday selling.

The Hingham, Mass. company said total sales for the month grew 28% to $122.8 million from $96.2 million in the same period last year. The company also said it was "well positioned for a strong fourth quarter."

Shares of Talbots were recently up 3.2%, or $1.56, to $50 in

New York Stock Exchange

trading.