Same-store sales at casual apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc fell 4.6 per cent for the four-week period ended 3 August 2002. The company reported Wednesday that consolidated comparable store sales, which include American Eagle and Bluenotes/Thriftys stores, decreased 5.4 per cent for the month compared to the same period in 2001, and that Bluenotes/Thriftys comparable store sales declined 16.3 per cent in July compared to last year.