Massachusetts-based clothing chain Casual Male Retail Group Inc on Thursday posted a fall in third quarter sales to $114.1 million from $125.2m in the year-ago period as results were affected by the lower store base.

The operator of 480 Casual Male Big & Tall stores, 58 Levi's/Dockers Outlet by Designs and 21 Ecko Unltd outlet stores added same-store sales for the 13 weeks ended November 1 slipped 1.1 per cent.

The company's Casual Male Big & Tall business had sales of $73.1m versus $74.7m last year while total sales at Levi's/Dockers outlet stores and Ecko Unltd outlet stores fell to $41m from $50.5m in the year-ago period.