For the fourth quarter ended February 3, Dollar General Corp. posted net income of $414.2 million, or $1.49 per diluted share, compared with net income of $376.2 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, in the period a year prior.
For the fiscal fourth quarter, Williams-Sonoma posted net earnings of $144.6 million, or $1.63 per diluted share, versus $141.1 million, or $1.55 per diluted share, in the year-earlier period.
Lifetime Brands has confirmed the receipt of an unsolicited non-binding indication of interest from Mill Road Capital Management LLC as regards acquiring all of Lifetimes outstanding shares that it does not already own, cautioning at the same time that its board of directors has made no decisions regarding that communication.
In the fourth quarter ended January 28, Sears Hometown and Outlets recorded a net loss of $45.8 million, or $2.02 per diluted share, versus a net loss of $22.6 million, or $1 per diluted share, in the year-prior quarter.
For the fourth quarter ended January 28, The Bon-Ton Stores posted net income of $44.7 million, or $2.09 per diluted share, versus $50.6 million, or $2.42 per diluted share, in the period a year previous.
Once again, Ulta proved that consumers won’t scrimp on certain non-essentials, as the beauty retailer reported a strong fourth quarter.
With e-commerce sales growing, Dorel Industries reorganized its home division in the fourth quarter, an operation that helped drive the company’s results over the course of the 2016 fiscal year.
For the fourth quarter ended January 28, Staples posted a loss from continuing operations of $615 million, or 94 cents per share, versus a net income from continuing operations of $130 million, or 20 cents per share, in the period a year earlier.
In the fourth quarter ended January 28, The Michaels Cos. recorded net income of $195.3 million, or 95 cents per diluted share, versus $183.7 million, or 87 cents per diluted share in the period a year previous.