United Retail Group, Inc today announced total sales during the period from June 3, 2001 to July 7, 2001 increased six per cent to $43.5m compared with $41m during the period from May 28, 2000 to July 1, 2000. Comparable store sales for June 2001 decreased one per cent. Total sales for the quarter-to-date were $80.3m compared with $82.1m in the same period last year, a two per cent decrease. Comparable store sales for the quarter-to-date decreased nine per cent.