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David Jones’s sales continue to fall

Sales at David Jones fell by about 3 percent in the three months to April, and the Australian department store is gearing up for a big end of financial year clearance.

David Jones on Thursday said its total sales in the quarter to 28 April were AUD399.8 million (USD388.2m), down 2.9 percent on the previous corresponding period.

Like-for-like sales, which take out the impact of store openings and closures, were down 3.1 percent from the same period in the previous year.