Jay Stein

July Retail Comp Sales Give Surprising Results

Do July comparable store sales indicate good things for the back to school season?

New York—Credit the stifling temperatures in many parts of the nation that sent consumers indoors seeking refuge in the cool of … [Read more...]

A “Volatile” June Makes for Disappointing Sales Comps

Retail Sales

New York—A combination of bad weather mixed with “stagnant” macroeconomic pressures created a recipe for a disappointing June at … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Q1 Disappoints, Reduces Coupon Sales


Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart reported Thursday a lower first quarter profit and sales as the discount store retailer tries to wean … [Read more...]

Black Friday Success Bolsters November Retail Comps

Black Friday Shoppers 2011

New York—A warmer than usual November along with consumers holding off spending for Black Friday weekend resulted in mixed … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Swings into Q3 Loss

We are working to seek the right promotional balance to increase our traffic while keeping margins at acceptable levels."--Jay Stein

Jacksonville, FL--Stein Mart Inc. reported Thursday that its third quarter swung into a loss as sales declined while costs … [Read more...]