Discount store revenue comparisons for September

NEW YORK -- Summary of revenue at stores open at least a year in September for discount 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.

Costco Wholesale Corp. 6 pct.

Target Corp. 2.1 pct.

Fred's Inc. -3.8 pct.