For the third quarter ended September 30, when the company’s Progressive business boosted revenues, Aaron’s posted net earnings of $43.7 million, or 62 cents per diluted share, versus $25.3 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, in the year-earlier period.
With fourth quarter profits exceeding Wall Street expectations, Walgreens Boots Alliance touted gains for both the period and the fiscal year despite weak U.S. retail comps.
Second quarter net revenue at Helen of Troy was up more than 14% as strong growth in the company’s housewares and health and home divisions were the key drivers.
After a challenging second quarter, Bed Bath & Beyond asserted that it will continue to work on reinventing its business and begin generating earnings and sales gains in 2020.
A relaunch effort has not started the way the company hoped, Pier 1 Imports stated in preliminary financial results for a second quarter that included a comparable sales decrease of 11.4% in the period year over year.