Men's Wearhouse (NYSE:MW) today said that consolidated sales (excluding sales from its closed C&R stores, US-based Moores stores and Suitmax stores) for the five and thirty-five weeks ended September 30, 2000 increased 11.9 per cent and 14.0 per cent, respectively, over the prior comparable periods. Including sales from those closed stores, reported consolidated sales for the five and thirty-five weeks ended September 30, 2000 increased 11.1 per cent to $118.1m (versus $106.3m in the prior comparable period) and 12.7 per cent to $783.4m (versus $694.9m in the prior comparable period), respectively. Comparable US store sales for the five weeks ended September 30, 2000 increased 4.1 per cent versus an 11.1 per cent increase for the five weeks ended October 2, 1999. Year to date 2000 comparable store sales increased 5.4 per cent compared with an increase of 7.8 per cent for year to date 1999.