Luxury retailer Barneys New York Inc saw net sales for the second quarter 2001 increase 1.1 per cent to $85.1m from $84.3m in the corresponding period last year. Comparable store sales declined 0.9 per cent. Earnings before interest and tax declined $0.2m to $3.5m in the period from $3.7m a year ago. Net loss for the quarter was $3.9m, or 28 cents per share, compared to a net loss of $3.6m, or 26 cents per share, in the corresponding period last year.