Tractor Supply Company reported a strong fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 29, 2018, with both net sales and income growing.
Second quarter sales at Tuesday Morning were up slightly as the retailer also reported strong gains in net income for the three month period ended December 31.
In the fiscal third quarter ended December 1, Bed Bath & Beyond experienced erosion in earnings and comparable store sales as it remains focused on internal initiatives to build store and omnichannel capabilities.
Although spun off in 2012, Sears Hometown & Outlet stores still has operational ties to Sears Holdings and that organization’s bankruptcy has hit the business. However, financially, the company gained some traction in the third quarter as it pushes to reach profitability.
Pressured by freight and other cost increases, Dollar Tree managed to grow its net sales and income, although comps slipped at the company’s Family Dollar banner.