Payless ShoeSource Inc has today reported that same-store sales increased 6 per cent during the January reporting period, the five weeks ended February 3, 2001 versus the comparable five weeks last year. Company sales totaled $190.6m, a 38.1 per cent increase from $138.1m during the four weeks of January 1999. Total sales for fiscal 2000 were $2.95bn, an 8 per cent increase from sales of $2.73bn during fiscal 1999.