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Dillard's, Inc. Reports September Sales Results

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Dillard's, Inc. Reports September Sales Results08:00 EDT Thursday, October 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 October 1, 2011 were $542,499,000 compared to sales for the five weeks ended October 2, 2010 of $532,298,000. Total sales increased 2%. Comparable store sales increased 3% for the five weeks ended October 1, 2011. Sales for the 35 weeks ended October 1, 2011 were $3,869,612,000 compared to sales for the 35 weeks ended October 2, 2010 of $3,749,600,000. Total sales increased 3%. Comparable store sales increased 4% for the 35 weeks ended October 1, 2011. During the five weeks ended October 1, 2011, sales were consistent with the average total Company trend in the Central region, slightly below trend in the Eastern region and below trend in the Western region. 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, Director of Investor Relations, 501-376-5965