April 2018 US Same-Store Sales
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Our monthly US Same-Store Sales Report reviews comparable sales metrics reported by Costco, Buckle and Cato.
Highlights from our April US Same-Store Sales report:
- Same-store sales for Costco saw an acceleration in April versus the same period last year. Cato and Buckle continued to report negative comps for the month. Costco and L Brands beat estimates.
- Mass-merchant Costco saw comps increase by 10.9% year over year in April versus the 8.3% consensus estimate. Hardlines were up by the high single digits year over year, with better-performing departments including office, tires and majors.
- L Brands reported flat comps overall in April.Victoria’s Secret’s comps were down 2% and Bath & Body Works’ comps were up 6%.