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2013 Top 100 Retailers List Shows Continued Industry Growth

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Washington–In the race to make it to the top, many of the same retailers scored among the Top 10 in the 2013 Top 100 Retailers … [Read more...]

May Retail Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Warmer weather brought consumers out to shop in stores like Buckle in May.

New York—While many retailers have been reporting recently that their first quarter sales were stifled by unseasonable cold, their … [Read more...]

Costco’s 3Q Profit Tops Views, Sales Disappoint

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Issaquah, WA—Continuing to attract consumers seeking to save money, Costco today reported a 19% increase in third quarter profit … [Read more...]

April Comp Retail Sales: “Generally Weak”

April Retail Sales

New York—Ingredients such as inclement and colder-than-normal weather, worries over sequestration and its effects and the … [Read more...]

Wintery Weather Results in Meager March Comp Sales Results

Widespread winter storms hampered shopping in many part of the country in March.

New York—U.S. retailers reported their lowest comparable store gains in months today as widespread cold weather hindered March … [Read more...]

Costco Q2 Profit Surges 30%

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Issaquah, WA—Consumers seeking lower prices on a range of products helped give Costco Wholesale Corp. a strong second … [Read more...]

Report: February Comp Sales Caught a Chill

February Retail Sales

New York—Despite a slight upsurge expected in Valentine’s Day spending, total February comparable store sales slowed due to bad … [Read more...]

January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts

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New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Even post-Christmas shopping helped some retailers beat sales forecasts. Others weren't so lucky.

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]

Report: 10 Major Retailers Lost Nearly Half Their Shoppers Since 2007

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Charleston, SC—2013 may be a tough year for 10 retailers who appear to have lost more nearly half their shoppers between holiday … [Read more...]

Costco Q1 Profit Jumps 30% on Strong Sales Here, Abroad

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Issaquah, WA—Bolstered by strong international sales, Costco Wholesale Corp. today reported a 30% jump in its fiscal first quarter … [Read more...]

Sandy Dampens November Comp Store Sales Reports

Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship Fifth Avenue store boarded up and closed as Hurricane Sandy crashed into the New York metro area on Oct. 29.

New York—Thankfully, many U.S. retailers reported today that their holiday shopping seasons, particularly since Thanksgiving, are … [Read more...]