Transworld Business Retail Round Up: Department Stores

In an effort to provide our readers with as much information on the current state of retail as possible, Transworld Business has developed a new monthly column we’re calling Retail Round Up. In this second installment, we’re looking at how department stores have weathered the economic storm so far this year, and how those results pair up against specilaty stores.

Here’s A Look At Thirteen Retailers’ Comparable Store Sales Results Through Nov. 2008 (in %)

BREAKOUTS BY RETAILER (Click On Chart To Enlarge)

JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Saks Incorporated (SKS)

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS)

Dillard’s Department Stores, Inc. (DDS)

Nordstrom Inc. (JWN)

Comparative Chart Of All Department Stores Included:

Comparative Chart Of All Specialty Stores Included:

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