Department store revenue comparisons for October

NEW YORK -- Summary of revenue at stores open at least a year in October for department store chains, with percentage increase or decrease over the same month last year.

These figures are a key indicator of a retailer's health because they exclude revenue at newly opened stores.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc. 3.7 pct

Kohl's Corp. 3.3 pct

Nordstrom Inc. 9.8 pct

Macy's Inc. 4.1 pct

Stage Stores Inc. 6.5 pct