comparable sales

Financials
Target Rings Up Strong Holiday Season

As Target reported a November/December 5.7% comparable sales growth, the retailer also revealed several changes in its executive suite.

Financials
Conn’s Improves Q3 Earnings

Profits improved for Conn’s in the third quarter ended October 31, as the company posted net income of $14.6 million, or 45 cents per diluted share, versus $1.6 million, or five cents per diluted share, in the year-earlier period.

Financials
Best Buy Q3 Propelled By U.S. Comp Growth

For the third quarter ended November 3, when comparable sales in the U.S. increased 4.3%, Best Buy posted net earnings of $277 million, or 99 cents per diluted share, versus $239 million, or 78 cents per diluted share, in the year-before period.

Financials
Pier 1 Stumbles Through Q2

Pier 1 Imports launched a new strategic plan in the second quarter but customers didn’t jump on board, as the retailer posted a deeper net loss and a comparable sales decline. 

Financials
Sears Loss Doubles In Q2

Although the company touted an improvement in comparable store sales trends, Sears Holdings continued to post comp declines in the second quarter despite substantial under-performing store closures, even as company losses increased substantially.

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