Washington, D.C.  20549

                                   FORM 8-K
                               CURRENT REPORT

                   PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                      SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

      Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  September 2, 2004

                          (Commission File Number)


                     CASUAL MALE RETAIL GROUP, INC.
        (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

      Delaware                                             04-2623104
(State of Incorporation)                                 (IRS Employer
                                                      Identification Number)

              555 Turnpike Street, Canton, Massachusetts 02021
            (Address of registrant's principal executive office)

                              (781) 828-9300
                     (Registrant's telephone number)

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ITEM 2.02	Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On September 2, 2004, Casual Male Retail Group, Inc. (the "Company") issued a
Press release announcing the Company's sales for the month ended August 28,
2004. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01	Financial Statements and Exhibits

	(c) Exhibits
	    Exhibit No.	Description
          -----------   ------------
             99.1	    Press Release announcing Sales for the month ended
                      August 28, 2004 for Casual Male Retail Group, Inc.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                              CASUAL MALE RETAIL GROUP, INC.

                                              By: /s/ Dennis R. Hernreich
                                              Name:  Dennis R. Hernreich
                                              Title: Executive Vice President
                                                     and Chief Financial Officer

Date:  September 2, 2004

For Information, Contact:
Company Contact:

Jeff Unger, Investor Relations
(561) 514-0115

Andrew Bard, Weber Shandwick

             Casual Male Retail Group Reports Comparable Store
                  Sales Increase of 1.8% for August 2004

CANTON, Mass., September 2, 2004 -- Casual Male Retail Group, Inc.
(NASDAQ/NMS: "CMRG"), retail brand operator of Casual Male Big & Tall
the exclusive retailer of George Foreman's clothing collection, today
announced its sales results for August 2004.

Casual Male reported that August sales results for the Casual Male Big
and Tall stores, catalog and e-commerce business, for the four week
period ended August 28, 2004, increased 1.9% to $21.8 million from
$21.4 million for the prior year's four week period ended August 30,
2003. Comparable store sales increased 1.8% for the month.
CMRG, the largest retailer of big and tall men's apparel, operates 493
Casual Male Big & Tall stores, the Casual Male e-commerce site, Casual
Male catalog business, 13 Casual Male at Sears-Canada stores and
subject to the consummation of an asset purchase agreement, 22
Rochester Big and Tall stores and direct to consumer business, and 48
Levi's(r) Outlet by Designs and Dockers(r) Outlet by Designs stores,
throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company is
headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts and its common stock is listed
on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "CMRG."
The discussion of forward-looking information requires management of
the Company to make certain estimates and assumptions regarding the
Company's strategic direction and the effect of such plans on the
Company's financial results. The Company's actual results and the
implementation of its plans and operations may differ materially from
forward-looking statements made by the Company. The Company encourages
readers of forward-looking information concerning the Company to refer
to its prior filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that
set forth certain risks and uncertainties that may have an impact on
future results and direction of the Company.
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