Second quarter sales at The Container Store were up as the home specialty retailer reported solid gains despite lost sales from store closures during hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Helen of Troy reported slight gains for the second quarter ended August 31, with the housewares segment again driving growth.
As Rite Aid completed a store purchase deal with Walgreens and appointed a new president, the drug store chain saw its comparable store sales decline in the second quarter.
Second quarter net sales at Pier 1 Imports were up slightly as the company’s e-commerce sales continued to grow as a percentage of total sales.
Michaels reported an uptick in its net sales and comparable store sales during its second quarter.
Bed Bath & Beyond stumbled in the second quarter, reporting weaker net sales and earnings as well as a drop in comparable store sales.
Conn’s said that Hurricane Harvey’s impact will hit third quarter results. In its second quarter, the retailer saw comps decline although it did post a profit.
In the second quarter, Kroger returned to positive identical store sales growth.
Restoration Hardware picked up the pace in the second quarter, with the retailer seeing sales growth as it continues to transform its retail stores into design galleries.
Hudson’s Bay posted a deeper net loss in the second quarter, although the retailer did see some sales growth improvement at Saks and digital channels.
Fred’s pointed to sales improvement in its second quarter, although the drug store retailer’s wider net loss was impacted by the failed acquisition of certain Rite Aid stores.
At Home reported strong second quarter sales as the home décor retailer continues to accelerate its store expansion plans.
Dollar General pointed to higher customer traffic as driving a comparable store sales gain in the second quarter.
Ollie’s advanced in the second quarter, as the bargain outlet reported strong sales growth.
Strong comparable sales helped Best Buy advance its earnings in the second quarter.
Burlington Stores reported strong second quarter results, as the off-price retailer saw a jump in sales, comps and net income.
True Value Company saw its comps edge up in the second quarter, as the hardware cooperative said it progressed with its multi-year strategic growth plan.
With its acquisition by a private equity firm pending, Staples’ comps slipped in the second quarter, although the office superstore did post a profit.
Big Lots produced a positive second quarter, showing a gain in comps, net sales and net income.
Ulta Beauty continued its strong sales growth momentum with a rise in net sales, comps and earnings for its second quarter.