May 20, 2015

Traffic problems continued to hinder Staples in the first quarter even as the company awaits regulatory approval of its merger with Office Depot.

May 20, 2015

Target’s turnaround efforts are apparently paying off for the company, which reported a nearly 52% surge in first quarter profit on strong sales of fashion, home and beauty products. 

May 19, 2015

As other major retailers report sluggish sales, home improvement stores such as Home Depot Inc. are benefitting from rebounds in the housing market and the weather.

May 19, 2015

Strong traffic continues to boost sales and profit at TJX Cos. Inc., which raised its annual guidance after reporting that earnings rose 4.5% in the first quarter.

May 19, 2015

Lower gas prices led to improved traffic and a 1.1% same store sales increase at Walmart’s U.S. stores division, but total company performance suffered under the weight of a $3.3 billion foreign exchange impact and expense pressures which caused profits to decline 7%. 

May 14, 2015

Strong growth in its e-commerce divisions couldn't lift profits at Nordstrom Inc., which reported a drop in earnings for the first quarter. 

May 8, 2015

Sprouts Farmers Market cited strong top-line sales growth as among the reasons for the retailer’s 4.8% comp increase for the first quarter. 

May 6, 2015

Flash sale site Zulily is making “significant progress” toward growth, accord to its CEO, and moving ahead with the launch of a redesigned website.

April 28, 2015

Winter storms and lower sales of its Elfa closet system led to decreased profit for the Container Store in the fourth quarter.

April 28, 2015

Cost-conscious consumers are continuing to seek out bargains at Supervalu's stores, prompting the company's profit to soar 50% in the fourth quarter.

April 27, 2015

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook said the launch of the company's new watch has been "overwhelmingly positive" just as another seemingly unstoppable surge of iPhone and App Store sales helped Apple Inc. post a 33% increase in profit for the second quarter, setting a record for its best March quarter ever.

April 23, 2015

O’Reilly Automotive says it plans to build a new distribution center in Texas to help support its 205 new stores in 2015. 

April 23, 2015

Expansion plans are under way at surging Tractor Supply Co., which had a 5.7% increase in same store sales and a 19% increase in earnings in the first quarter.

April 22, 2015

EBay painted a mixed financial picture for the first quarter, with lower revenue from its marketplaces division and higher revenue from its Paypal division, which the company said it plans to spin off later this year.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings for the first time since the December merger of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots and said it plans to close about 200 stores in the United States.

April 8, 2015

Bed Bath & Beyond indicated in its fourth quarter earnings report that it may be joining Walmart and other retailers with plans to increase wages.

April 8, 2015

Rite Aid said higher prescription sales and stronger cost control helped the drugstore chain report a profit surge for the fourth quarter.

 

March 27, 2015

Restoration Hardware is in the middle of a strategy overhaul that may slow down revenue growth, but the retailer did post better-than-expected profits in the fourth quarter. 

March 26, 2015

Shoppers had a hankering for more yogawear during the holidays, as retailer Lululemon saw better-than-expected traffic and results for the fourth quarter.

March 25, 2015

Christopher & Banks Corp. says it will keep executing its strategic plan after posting a profit of $32.2 million for the fourth quarter.

March 20, 2015

A strengthening dollar hurt Tiffany & Co. a lot more than Wall Street was expecting in the fourth quarter, as the upscale jeweler reported a surprising sales decline.

March 19, 2015

Michaels is looking to further bolster its omnichannel strategy in 2015 after reporting an 18% profit jump in the fourth quarter.

March 13, 2015

Ann Inc. is blaming its huge fourth-quarter profit loss on expenses related to deep discounts and the West Coast ports dispute.

March 13, 2015

Hibbett Sports is on track to open at least 80 new stores in 2015 as strong holiday sales and early tax refunds gave the retailer a boost in the January quarter.