The Myer Holdings Ltd (ASX: MYR) share price rose 6% this morning after releasing its third quarter (Q3) sales update for the 13 weeks to 28 April 2018.

Myer is the department store that sells high-end products across various categories like clothes, makeup and home furnishings.

Myer reported that total sales were down 2.7% to $635.3 million for the quarter and same-store sales decreased by 3.1%. However, online sales increased by 49.4% to $35.9 million.

Executive Chairman Garry Hounsell said: “In February, we announced a renewed focus on product, price and customer service, which delivered encouraging results during March.”