Local Companies

Local retailers release quarterly sales figures

Several local retailers have done well this quarter, according to corporate releases.

Gap Inc. (GPS) reported that September sales were up 4 percent for the five-week period ending Sept. 30, though comparable store sales were down3 percent.

The Gymboree Corporation (GYMB) reported net sales from retail operations for the same period of $84.1 million, an increase of 25 percent compared to net sales for the same five-week period last year.

Gymboree also announced the closure of all 17 stores in its Janeville division.

Brisbane’s Bebe Stores Inc. (BEBE) reported retail sales of $61.8 million for the five-week period ended September 30, 2006, an increase of 27.2 percent compared to sales of $48.6 million for the five-week period ended October 1, 2005.

Levi Strauss & Co. said it will announce its third-quarter results for the period ending Aug. 27 at an Internet conference call Oct. 10.

San Mateo firm hosts digital-imaging talk

Future Image Inc. of San Mateo will host the upcoming 6Sight Future of Imaging Conference on October 24 and 25 in Monterey.

The conference is co-hosted by the Photo Marketing Association International and International Imaging Industry Association, and will cover topics in the growing local field of digital imaging.

The conference will feature a financial discussion, with speakers Raj Kapoor, managing director of Mayfield Fund and former founder of Snapfish; Sam Jadallah, a general partner with Mohr, Davidow Ventures, a major investor in Shutterfly; and Patrick Chung, a principal of New Enterprise Associates.

EA turns to star power for Sims 2 release

Redwood City firm Electronic Arts (ERTS) is hoping celebrity allure will bring gamers to its new video game, The Sims 2 Pets. Actress Hilary Duff and her pet Chihuahua, Lola, are featured in the game.

businessBusiness & Real Estate

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Planning Commission greenlights 1,100 unit Balboa Reservoir project

Development near CCSF expected to include 50 percent below-market rate units

Breed announces timeline for when SF’s businesses can reopen after COVID-19 shutdown

Restaurant advocacy group wants The City to allow indoor dining sooner

Trump signs order targeting social media companies

By Chris Megerian Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump signed an executive… Continue reading

CCSF puts Fort Mason campus on the chopping block

Faced with severe budget cuts, community college preparing to end decades-long lease

Neighbors sue city over safe camping site planned for Stanyan Street

A group of Haight residents filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking a federal… Continue reading

Most Read