The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' June 2009 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.

Teen retailer Hot Topic reported a 5.7% drop in sales for the fiscal month of June  to US$45.1m, compared to the same period last year. Same-store sales fell 7.2% during the month.

Stage Stores said its total sales for the five week June period dropped 10.1% to $128m from $142m in the prior year period. Same-store sales decreased 12.6% versus an increase of 1.2% last year.

Destination Maternity Corporation posted a 10.0% fall in sales for the month of June, down to $41.3m from $45.9m in the same month last year. Same-store sales decreased 10.7%.

Zumiez, a retailer of action sports related wear, announced that total net sales in June were down 7.9% to $32.0m. The company's same-store sales fell 19.3% for the five-week period.

The Children's Place Retail Stores reported net sales of $111.9m for June, a 9% decline compared to net sales of $123.0m for the same month last year. Same-store sales declined 12%, and contrast with an 18% increase last year.

Department store retailer Stein Mart said its June sales were down 11.3% to $108.8m, from the same period last year. Comparable-store sales at the company fell 8%.

Retail giant Gap Inc reported net sales of $1.29bn for the five-week period ended 4 July, which represented a 9% decrease compared with last year. The company's same-store sales were down 10% compared with a 7% decrease in June 2008.

Teen fashion chain American Eagle Outfitters saw its total sales for the month decrease 4% to $246.1m, compared to June last year. Same-store sales dropped 11%.

Fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch reported net sales of $230.4m for the month, a 26% decrease from $309.7m in the same period last year. June same-store sales decreased 32%.

Youth mall-based chain Aeropostale said that total net sales for June increased 20% to $163.2m. The company's same store sales increased 12%, compared to a same store sales increase of 12% in the year ago period.

Women's wear firm The Cato Corporation reported sales of $86.8m for the five weeks ended 4 July, a 2% decrease from the prior year period. Same-store sales were down 3%.

High-end retailer Nordstrom reported retail sales of $686m, a decrease of 6.2% over the prior year. Same-store sales for June fell 10.0% year-on-year.

Ross Stores said its sales were up 6% to $666m from $628m a year earlier. Same-store sales for the month rose 1%.

Apparel chain The Bon-Ton Stores posted an 8.0% drop in June same-store sales. Total sales for the five weeks dropped 7.5% to $241.5m, compared with a year earlier.

Sales at department store chain Dillard's tumbled 16% in June, while its comparable store sales dropped 14% for the month.

Meanwhile, Macy's reported total sales of $2.045bn, a decrease of 9.1% compared with the prior year period. On a same-store basis, Macy's sales were down 8.9% in June.

Off-price apparel retailer The TJX Companies reported a 4% rise in June sales to $1.84bn. Its sam-store sales were also up 4% compared to last year.

JC Penney Company said same-store sales fell 8.2% for the month, while total sales in June decreased 6.7% against the prior year.

Owned sales at retailer Saks Incorporated totaled $230.2m for June, a 3.8% decrease year-on-year. Same-store sales fell 4.4% for the month.

Department store chain Kohl's Corporation reported a 1.5% drop in total sales, while on a comparable store basis, sales decreased 5.6%.

General retailer Target Corporation said its net retail sales were $5,690m, a decrease of 2.6% on the same period last year. On a same-store basis, June sales dropped 6.2%.

Casual clothing company American Apparel posted a 13% drop in June same-store sales ompared with a rise of 16% in the same month last year.

Apparel and accessories chain The Buckle said its same-store net sales increased 9.6% from the prior year period. Net sales for the five-week fiscal month were up 14.4% to $70.8m, it added.

Victoria's Secret operator Limited Brands reported a same-store sales decrease of 12%. The company reported net sales of $891.8m for the five weeks ended 4 July, compared to net sales of $1.022bn last year.