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Dillard's, Inc. Reports August Sales Results

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Dillard's, Inc. Reports August Sales Results08:00 EDT Thursday, September 01, 2011 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Business Wire) -- Dillard's, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) (“Dillard's” or the “Company”) announced today that merchandise sales (“sales”) for the four weeks ended August 27, 2011 were $441,652,000 compared to sales for the four weeks ended August 28, 2010 of $426,831,000. Total sales increased 3%. Comparable store sales increased 4% for the four weeks ended August 27, 2011. Sales for the 30 weeks ended August 27, 2011 were $3,327,113,000 compared to sales for the 30 weeks ended August 28, 2010 of $3,217,302,000. Total sales increased 3%. Comparable store sales increased 4% for the 30 weeks ended August 27, 2011. During the four weeks ended August 27, 2011, sales were slightly above the average total Company trend in the Central region, slightly below trend in the Western region and below trend in the Eastern region. Sales in juniors' and children's apparel were significantly above trend during the four-week period ended August 27, 2011. 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