NEW YORK — Seemingly endless showers in June depressed retail results along with shoppers’ spirits, as The Dress Barn and Deb Shops both reported decreases in their same-store sales.

However Christopher & Banks, the Minneapolis-based specialty retailer of regular and plus-size women’s apparel under the Christopher & Banks and C.J. Banks nameplates, managed to eke out a 2 percent increase in its June comparable-store sales, on top of a 13 percent increase in June of last year. Overall sales for the 482-unit chain rose 20.9 percent to $28.4 million from $23.5 million. C&B’s comps were up 1 percent in May and 2 percent in June.

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