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January Comp Sales Reflect Holiday Hangover

Retail Sales

New York—Normally a weaker month for sales anyway, January turned out to be a mixed bag for retailers. Following of the heels … [Read more...]

December Comp Sales Rise 3.3% on Mixed Holiday Results

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York—“Sales were decent but not great.” That’s how Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, summed up today’s December … [Read more...]

Black Friday Success Bolsters November Retail Comps

Black Friday Shoppers 2011

New York—A warmer than usual November along with consumers holding off spending for Black Friday weekend resulted in mixed … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q3 Profit Rises, but Cautious Ahead

Holiday promotion at Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA—The Wet Seal reported Thursday that its third quarter profit met expectations but its sales struggled as the … [Read more...]

October Comp Sales Up, But Still Disappointing

October Sales

New York—Major retailers reported today their October comparable store sales were up 3.4% in total from last year, but below … [Read more...]

Despite Uncertainty, September Retail Comps Rise

Retail Sales

New York—Despite the daily drumming about economic uncertainty, comparable store sales continued to increase for most U.S. … [Read more...]

Despite Irene, August Retail Comp Sales Rise

Bloomingdale's Manhattan flagship boarded up ahead of Hurricane Irene's landfall last week.

New York—While Hurricane Irene may have dampened retail sales especially on the East Coast, the storm didn’t hinder sales at … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q2 Profit Rises 38% on Improved Sales

Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA--Wet Seal Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose 38% on better-than-expected sales, prompting the specialty retailer … [Read more...]

July Retail Sales Surprise, Stronger Than Expected

Shopping

New York—Although July retail sales were down from a year ago, many retailers defied doom and gloom expectations to post … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Wet Seal, Talbots

Wet Seal

Wet Seal Q4 Profit Drops on Tough Comparison Foothills Ranch, CA—Wet Seal  posted  fourth quarter sales growth in both its Wet … [Read more...]

November Retails Sales Better then Expected

Retail sales

Black Friday doorbusters and other holiday promotions helped America’s top retailers beat Wall Street’s expectations for November. … [Read more...]

Teen Retailers Q3: A Mixed Bag

Teen Retailers

Buckle Inc. reported its third quarter profit edged up, while American Eagle Outfitters, Wet Seal and Hot Topic saw varying income … [Read more...]