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Monro Muffler comparable store sales down 4.9%

Adjusted for days, comparable store sales decreased 4.9%, which compares to a 1.3% decrease for the same period last year. On a reported basis, comparable store sales decreased 5.9%. Comparable store sales, adjusted for days, were flat to last year for maintenance services and decreased approximately 2% for tires, 6% for alignments, 9% for front end/shocks, 12% for brakes and 20% for exhaust. The total sales increase for the third quarter of $13.7M was due to an increase in sales from new stores, including recently acquired stores, of $23M.