August brings slower sales growth for apparel chains

Costco Wholesale reported a 5% jump in August same-store sales, a highlight in a month that brought less-than-forecast sales growth for apparel retailers including Victoria's Secret parent L Brands and Gap. Nine retailers tracked by Thomson Reuters reported a 2.9% same-store sales increase last month, down from 6.5% in the same month last year.

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