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Dillard's, Inc. Reports December Sales Results

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Dillard's, Inc. Reports December Sales Results08:00 EST Thursday, January 06, 2011 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Business Wire) -- Dillard's, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) (“Dillard's” or the “Company”) announced today that merchandise sales (“sales”) for the five weeks ended January 1, 2011 were $1,068,736,000 compared to sales for the five weeks ended January 2, 2010 of $1,005,985,000. Total sales increased 6%. Sales in comparable stores increased 7% for the five weeks ended January 1, 2011. Sales for the 48 weeks ended January 1, 2011 were $5,643,698,000 compared to sales for the 48 weeks ended January 2, 2010 of $5,539,256,000. Total sales increased 2%. Sales in comparable stores increased 3% for the 48-week period. During the five weeks ended January 1, 2011, sales were above the average total Company trend in the Eastern region, in line with trend in the Central region and significantly below trend in the Western region. Sales of shoes were significantly above trend during the five-week period while sales in the cosmetics category were significantly below trend. Dillard's, Inc. is one of the nation's largest fashion apparel and home furnishing retailers. The Company's stores operate with one name, Dillard's, and span 29 states. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, including products sourced and marketed under Dillard's exclusive brand names. Dillard?s, Inc.Julie J. Bull, 501-376-5965Director of Investor Relations