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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...]

Ross Stores Q3 Earnings Rise 11%

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Pleasanton, CA—Bargain-hunting shoppers continued to trek to Ross Stores, giving the off-price retailer another strong quarter. On … [Read more...]

October Retail Comps Up; Sandy Effects Yet to be Felt

A boarded up Saks Fifth Avenue flagship on Fifth Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Saks, along with other retailers, have mostly reopened stores in New York City.

New York—While October retail comparable store sales increased nearly 5%, some retailers cautioned today that their November—and … [Read more...]

September Retail Comp Sales: Solid, not Stellar


New York--With their back-to-school sales in their final month, and gearing up for fall and holiday merchandise, retailers … [Read more...]

August Comp Sales Better than Expected

Lady Gaga made an appearance shopping in New York City for back to school.

New York--Nearly all U.S. retailers posted better-than-expected sales gains in August at comparable store sales as parents and … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Q2 Profit Jumps, Sales Strong

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Pleasanton, CA—A double-digit sales increase that offset increased costs and expenses gave Ross Stores a 23% increase in its … [Read more...]

July Retail Comp Sales Give Surprising Results

Do July comparable store sales indicate good things for the back to school season?

New York—Credit the stifling temperatures in many parts of the nation that sent consumers indoors seeking refuge in the cool of … [Read more...]

May Retail Comp Sales Mostly Rise on Mother’s Day Sales

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New York—Helped by a later Mother’s Day, the second biggest gift holiday after Christmas, and continued consumer spending on … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Q1 Profit Up, Now Plans 2,500 New Stores

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Pleasanton, CA—Buoyed by a 21% increase in its first quarter profit, Ross Stores Inc. said Thursday that it will increase plans to … [Read more...]

April Retail Comp Sales: Worst in 2 Years

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New York—After better-than-expected comparable store sales results in February and March, April disappointed. In fact, comparable … [Read more...]

March Retail Gets Boost from Easter Sales

Easter Shopping

New York—While last month may have been the warmest March in more than 50 years, what really helped lift March retail sales were … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Q4 Profit Up on Higher Sales, Better Margins

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Pleasanton, CA—Aided by strong sales and a higher gross margin, Ross Stores reported Thursday that its fourth quarter profit rose … [Read more...]