Michael Balmuth


Strict Inventory Control Gives Ross Stores Strong Q1

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Pleasonton, CA--Ross Stores has booked what analyst say was a strong performance in the first quarter as strict inventory and … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

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New York--This week was chock full of interesting, useful information if you were paying attention, that is. In a special … [Read more...]

Barbara Rentler to Succeed Michael Balmuth As Ross Stores CEO

Ross Stores storefront

Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores, Inc. announced today the promotion of Barbara Rentler to chief executive officer, effective June 1, as … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Cautious Ahead as Q4 Profit Falls

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Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores reported late Thursday a 7.9% drop in its fourth-quarter profit, weighed down by lower sales and … [Read more...]

Executive Moves: Ross Stores, Deckers, Vera Bradley, RG Barry

Executive Moves

Ross Stores Appoints Michael Hartshorn Chief Financial Officer Dublin, CA—Ross Stores Inc. announced that Michael Hartshorn, 46, … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Q3 Profit Up 11%

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Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores Inc. reported last week that its third quarter profit grew 11% helped by a better-than-expected gross … [Read more...]

“Above-Plan” Sales Give Ross Stores a 17% Profit Hike

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Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores credited “above-plan sales and merchandise gross margin” in helping it book a 17% hike in its second … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Raises 2013 Forecast on Strong Q1 Results

Summer sales at Ross Stores

Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores Inc. lifted its full year earnings forecast after posting last Thursday first quarter earnings that met … [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...]

Ross Stores Q4 Profit Rises 23% on Strong Sales, Better Margins

New Ross Store in downtown Los Angeles (719 S Broadway).

Pleasanton, CA—Thanks to improved margins and continued strong sales, Ross Stores Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter … [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...]