In the second quarter, Bed Bath & Beyond indicated that advances in core categories and digital operations helped drive comparable sales gains and an adjusted earnings turn around, but the company still fell short of a Wall Street earnings estimate.
The Container Store posted strong second quarter results, as the retailer capitalized on the current stay-at-home market conditions. The company also pointed to the success of its partnership with The Home Edit, and revealed a new line with Marie Kondo.
In weathering the COVID-19 roiled market, Restoration Hardware easily beat a Wall Street earnings estimate for the second quarter as the company continues on its way to significant margin gains, according to chairman and CEO Gary Friedman.
After closing stores in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Five Below reopened its locations in late April and consumers drove second quarter sales and earnings higher.
Despite coronavirus-associated challenges, Michaels managed to have a better-than-expected second quarter.
The home department gave Nordstrom a lift during a challenging second quarter when sales dropped due to the temporary store closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic.