Duckwall-Alco May Same-Store Sales Up 1.8% Ex-Fuel
Duckwall-ALCO Stores (Nasdaq: DUCK) today announced that sales from continuing operations, excluding fuel, increased 4.4% to $40.1 million for the fiscal four-week period ended May 27, 2012, compared to $38.4 million during the same period of the prior year. On a same-store basis, excluding fuel, sales increased 1.8% from a year earlier.
Rich Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "May sales were in line with expectations as we continue to see increases in our Hardlines, Commodities and Home divisions. We are experiencing growth in Toys, Outdoor Furniture, Hardware, Candy, Food, and Pet Supplies departments."
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