Specialty retailer of women’s apparel, Christopher & Banks Corporation, on Wednesday posted a 13 per cent jump in June same-store sales from the year-ago period and a 36 per cent surge in total June sales to $23.5 million.

The Minneapolis-based operator of almost 400 stores said for the four months ended June 29, 2002, same-store sales increased 11 per cent, with total sales up 35 per cent to $101.2m from $74.8 million last year.