Bebe Stores December SSS -10.5%
bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) today reported retail sales of $124.6
million for the second fiscal quarter ended December 29, 2012, a
decrease of 11.7% compared to $141.1 million for the fiscal quarter
ended December 31, 2011. The decrease was primarily driven by a 15%
comparable store traffic decrease during the quarter, with December
being the most negative.
Comparable store sales for the fiscal quarter ended December 29, 2012
decreased 10.5% compared to an increase of 9.6% in the second fiscal
quarter of the prior year. Comparable store sales were negatively
impacted by approximately 2% due to the shift of the New Year's Eve into
fiscal January as well as Hurricane Sandy.