June 17, 2015

Pier 1 Imports reported same store sales growth for the first quarter, which the company’s CEO credited to the completion of an omnichannel transformation. 

June 11, 2015

Restoration Hardware earnings surged in the first quarter on strong sales, giving a boost to the company as it embarks on expanding its business with new stores with larger showrooms.

June 3, 2015

Family owned chocolate manufacturing Group CÉMOI (www.cemoi.fr/en), founded in 1962, is heir to a 200-year tradition of French chocolate, which began in 1814 with the creation of the first chocolate plant in the Pyrenees. Today the group is spreading this chocolate tradition throughout the world

May 29, 2015

Rapidly growing western wear retailer Boot Barn Holdings Inc. showed no signs of slowing down in the fourth quarter.

May 26, 2015

After reporting disappointing financial results for the first quarter, the Fresh Market can use all the help it can get in communicating its value proposition to shoppers. 

May 22, 2015

The Fresh Market says its planned exit from California led to higher costs and lower profit in the first quarter, but analysts say the company may be in trouble.

May 21, 2015

Kirkland’s Inc. says it is still on track to open as many as 40 new stores in 2015 after reporting solid financial results in its latest quarter.

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 11, 2015

Both first-time and repeat customers were on the rise for Wayfair in the first quarter, suggesting the company is doing what it takes to grow into a powerful player in e-commerce. 

May 7, 2015

The earlier Easter holiday put a damper on traffic at L Brands’ stores, which reported a 1% drop in same store sales for May. 

May 6, 2015

HSN’s push to make it easier for smartphone shoppers to buy its products online was successful in the first quarter, with the multichannel retailer reporting a 31% increase in mobile sales. 

April 10, 2015

L Brands continued to be a bright spot in specialty retail in March, reporting a 9% increase in same-store sales.

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 2, 2015

Weaker-than-expected demand for guns led to a decrease in same store sales for Sportsman’s Warehouse in the fourth quarter. 

March 27, 2015

The sports retail market has been strong for Foot Locker and similar retailers, but not for Finish Line, which reported a drop in holiday quarter profit.

March 26, 2015

GameStop’s strongest growth in 2015 will have little to do with gaming as the company plans to open between 350 to 550 stores in technology brands segment while paring its GameStop store presence. 

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 6, 2015

Big Lots did what it was supposed to do in the fourth quarter -- and more, as the discount retailer reported a better-than-expected 3% increase in same store sales.

March 3, 2015

Justice continues to be a drain on the Ascena Retail Group, as the company reported a drop in same store sales for the second quarter.

February 26, 2015

Record digital and mobile sales propelled HSN Inc. to a better-than-expected 10% increase in sales in the fourth quarter.

February 19, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop was busy building a lot of bears this holiday season, if the retailer’s same store sales are any indication.

February 19, 2015

Increased traffic and better than expected same store sales growth at U.S. stores were bright spots in the retailer’s fourth quarter earnings CEO Doug McMillon characterized as good despite a one cent increase in earnings per share. 

February 17, 2015

Leading branded footwear company Wolverine is eyeing 2015 as a year to focus on omnichannel and expansion.

February 9, 2015

Teen and tween retailer Aeropostale named a new COO and CFO and said its fourth quarter results, while still in negative territory, were not as bad as feared.