BELLPORT, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perfumania Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERF) announced today that Perfumania, one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries which operates specialty retail fragrance stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, reported total net sales for the third quarter of 2014, which ended November 01, 2014 of $60.2 million versus $61.5 million last year. On a year-to-date basis, total net sales were $176.6 million in the current year compared with $181.9 million last year. For the third quarter ending November 01, 2014, comparable store sales decreased by 0.1%. Comparable store sales on a year-to-date basis decreased by 0.9%. Comparable store sales measure sales from stores that have been open for one year or more. We exclude stores that are closed for renovation from comparable store sales from the month during which renovation commences until the first full month after reopening.
PERFUMANIA THIRD QUARTER AND YEAR TO DATE 2014 RETAIL SALES ($'s in $000's):
|Number of Open Stores, October||326||(2.7%)||335||(3.5%)||347|
|Third Quarter Total Retail Sales||$60,214||(2.1%)||$61,533||3.7%||$59,317|
|Year to date October Total Retail Sales||$176,628||(2.9%)||$181,915||0.7%||$180,679|
|Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales||(0.1%)||4.8%||(2.0%)|
|Year to date October Comparable Store Sales||(0.9%)||0.7%||(0.4%)|
CONTACT: Michael W. Katz President and Chief Executive Officer Perfumania Holdings, Inc. 631-866-4156
Source:Perfumania Holdings, Inc.