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Crown Crafts Q1 Net Falls 14.5 Percent

Crown Crafts

GONZALES, La.-Emerging from what historically is its slowest quarter of the year, Crown Crafts posted first-quarter net income of $703,000, down 14.5 percent from the first quarter of last year. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on June 29, fell 5.5 percent to $15.7 million. Gross margin edged up 20 basis points to 27.3More »

Last updated: August 13, 2014

NRF: Retail Sales to Accelerate in Second Half

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WASHINGTON-U.S. retail sales will grow significantly in the second half of 2014 after a slow start to the year, according to a forecast from the National Retail Federation. After increasing by 2.9 percent in the first half, sales will grow by at least 3.9 percent in the second half, NRF said. Overall, 2014 retail salesMore »

Last updated: July 23, 2014

Restoration Hardware Goes from Loss to Profit in Q1

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CORTE MADERA, Calif.-Strong gains in revenues, especially on a comparable-brand basis, led Restoration Hardware from red ink to black ink on its bottom line for the first quarter, which ended on May 3. Net income for the quarter totaled $1.8 million, compared to a net loss of $161,000 for last year’s first quarter. Net revenuesMore »

Last updated: June 12, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Net Falls in Q1

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Lagging sales, especially for comparable stores, led to a 75.5 percent dropoff in first-quarter net income for Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, to $3.7 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on May 3, were down 1.9 percent to $589.9 million. Same-store sales for the company as a whole fell 6.2 percent,More »

Last updated: June 6, 2014

Hooker Q1 Net Jumps on Higher Sales

Hooker Furniture

MARTINSVILLE, Va.-Rising sales, especially in the casegoods segment, propelled Hooker Furniture to a robust 31.9 percent gain in first-quarter net income, which totaled $2.8 million. Total net sales in the quarter, which ended on May 4, increased 9.1 percent to $61.4 million. Casegoods sales were up 10.1 percent, the result if increased unit volume measuredMore »

Last updated: June 5, 2014

Mattress Firm Q1 Net Drops on Rising Costs

Mattress Firm

HOUSTON-Increased expenses trumped a healthy gain in sales to drive down Mattress Firm’s first-quarter net income by 35.7 percent, to $7.7 million. Selling, general and administrative expenses were up 28.3 percent in dollars and 185 basis points as a percentage of sales, to 31.9 percent. During the quarter, which ended on April 30, Mattress FirmMore »

Last updated: June 4, 2014

Conn’s Q1 Net Sets Record

Conn's

THE WOODLANDS, Texas-A huge gain in sales, both total and same-store, took specialty retailer Conn’s to record first-quarter net income of $28.5 million, up 28.4 percent from the first quarter of last year. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on April 30, reached $277.6 million, an increase of 32.6 percent from last year andMore »

Last updated: June 2, 2014

Ross Stores Q1 Net Rises 4 Percent

Ross Stores

DUBLIN, Calif.-Thanks to rising sales and controlled expenses, Ross Stores posted a first-quarter net-income gain of 4 percent, to $243.9 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on May 3, picked up 5.5 percent to finish at $2.7 billion. This included a same-store sales gain of 1 percent. According to Michael Balmuth, Ross’ viceMore »

Last updated: May 23, 2014