Women’s clothing chain Dress Barn Inc on Wednesday posted a four per cent year-on-year climb in June same-store sales.

The New York-based operator of more than 750 outlets said total sales for last month jumped nine per cent to $73.7 million from $67.3m in 2001. It added total sales for the 13 weeks ended April 27 rose seven per cent to $177.1m from $165.1m in the year prior.