Retailing


Target Q1 Profit Lifts on Credit Card Improvements

Target Logo

Minneapolis--Target Corp. reported today that its first quarter profit rose 2.7% as improvements in its credit card unit and share … [Read more...]

Q1 Profits Up: Abercrombie & Fitch, Chico’s, BJ’S Wholesale Club

Abercrombie & Fitch store

Abercrombie & Fitch Q1 Profits Exceed Forecast On Improved Margins, International Business New Albany, OH--Abercrombie & … [Read more...]

Online Portal to Facilitate Handbag Sales

BagIdiot.com

Staffordshire, UK—Handbag lovers who are real dummies when it comes to shopping online may want to check out BagIdiot.com, a new … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Profits Decline at TJX, Urban Outfitters, Syms Posts Loss

TJX Companies

TJX 1Q Profit Falls Amid Restructuring, Currency Costs Framingham, MA—Although TJX Companies met analysts' estimates for sales in … [Read more...]

Walmart Q1 Profits Up but U.S. Division Remains Sluggish

Walmart on a smaller scale?

Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported today that its international operations helped the world’s largest retailer post a 3% increase in … [Read more...]

Saks Q1 Jumps on Sales, Margin Gains

Saks Fifth Avenue flagship

New York—Saks Inc. reported today that first-quarter income jumped 51%, buoyed by strong same-store sales gains and improved … [Read more...]

JCPenney Posts Q1 Profit Rise on Cost Cutting, Exclusive Brands

JCPenney storefront

Plano, TX--JCPenney reported today a 6.7% increase in first-quarter profit, helped by its cost-cutting restructuring and demand … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Q1 Surges on Fewer Markdowns, Reduced Expenses

Dillard's store

Little Rock, AR--Dillard's Inc. reported Friday a much-better-than-expected first quarter profit. Helped by fewer markdowns and … [Read more...]

Pretty Ballerinas Expands Stores, Adding Beverly Hills

Ballet flats

Ferrerías, Menorca, Spain—Pretty Ballerinas is one footwear company that’s glad business is flat. Or flats as in ballet flats, … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Retail Sales Increase 5.8%

Mother's Day

Chicago--They did it for Mom.National retail sales were boosted the week before Mother’s Day as shoppers “cautiously” returned … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q1 Profit Up, but Lowers Outlook on Takeover Costs

Nordstrom

Seattle—Although Nordstrom reported Thursday a 25% increase in its first quarter profit, the retailer also lowered its full-year … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Raises Annual Forecast as Q1 Sales Lift

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corporation raised its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday after posting a 6% rise in first quarter … [Read more...]