|Chennai||Rs. 25020.00 (0.81%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25890.00 (0.98%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25200.00 (-0.2%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25480.00 (1.03%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24800.00 (0.61%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 25000.00 (0.81%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 25080.00 (1.09%)|
The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates department stores, said Thursday that a key sales figure rose in December even though a storm disrupted a post-Christmas sales event.
Revenue in stores open at least one year rose 2.4 percent during the five weeks ended Dec. 29. Revenue in stores open at least a year is considered an important measurement of retailer health because they exclude results from stores that have opened or closed within the last year.
Total revenue rose 1.5 percent to $512.9 million from $505.2 million in the prior-year period.
Year-to-date, revenue in stores open at least one year rose 0.6 percent and total revenue rose 0.3 percent to $2.72 billion from $2.71 billion.
Jewelry, women's sportswear, dresses, women's coats and shoes were the best sellers, the company said.
Bon-Ton operates 273 department stores in 24 states. Its shares closed at $12.03 on Wednesday and have traded between $2.23 and $14.99 in the last year.