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Ross Logs Q2 Net Increase

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DUBLIN, Calif.-With sales and merchandise margins both on the upswing, Ross Stores Inc. posted second-quarter net income of $239.6 million, up 12.4 percent from the second quarter of last year. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2, rose 7 percent to $2.7 billion, including a pickup of 2 percent in same-store sales.More »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

Home Depot Posts 14.2 Percent Gain in Q2 Net

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ATLANTA-A better sales performance and discipline in cost control brought The Home Depot a 14.2 percent increase in second-quarter net income, which totaled $2 billion. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 3, were $23.8 billion, up 5.7 percent from last year’s second quarter, and including a pickup of 5.8 percent in same-storeMore »

Last updated: August 19, 2014

TJX Q2 Net Rises 7.9 Percent

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-Increased sales, especially from its HomeGoods and TJX Europe units, boosted The TJX Cos.’ second-quarter bottom-line total to $517.6 million, up 7.9 percent above the second quarter of last year. Total net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2, were $6.9 billion, gaining 7.4 percent and including a companywide same-store sales pickupMore »

Last updated: August 19, 2014

J.C. Penney Slashes Q2 Loss as Sales Gain

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PLANO, Texas-With net sales increasing for the second quarter in a row, J.C. Penney reported a net loss of $172 million in its fiscal second quarter, compared to a net loss of $586 million in the second quarter of last year. Net sales gained 5.1 percent to $2.8 billion in the quarter, which ended onMore »

Last updated: August 15, 2014

Dillard’s Q2 Net Falls 5.5 Percent

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-Dillard’s second-quarter net income totaled $34.5 million, down 5.5 percent from last year’s second quarter, in what CEO William Dillard II characterized as a “somewhat” disappointing performance. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2, slipped 0.4 percent to $1.5 billion, even though same-store sales were up 1 percent. Home andMore »

Last updated: August 15, 2014

EveryWare Reports $26.9 Million Loss in Q2

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LANCASTER, Ohio-Rising costs on a variety of levels deepened the red ink for EveryWare Global in its fiscal second quarter. The company posted a net loss of $26.9 million, compared to a second-quarter net loss of $2.2 million last year. Gross margin in the quarter, which ended on June 30, plummeted by 1,624 basis pointsMore »

Last updated: August 15, 2014

Kohl’s Q2 Net Edges Up 0.4 Percent

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MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-Although sales trended somewhat downward, Kohl’s posted second-quarter net income of $232 million, up a slight 0.4 percent from the second quarter of last year. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2, were down 1.1 percent to $4.2 billion, which included a same-store sales decrease of 1.3 percent. Kevin Mansell,More »

Last updated: August 14, 2014

Macy’s Net Rises 3.9 Percent in Q2

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CINCINNATI-With sales trending up thanks to a rebound in traffic after a difficult winter, Macy’s second-quarter net income increased 3.9 percent to $292 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2, were up 3.3 percent to $6.3 billion, including a pickup of 4 percent in same-store sales. Terry Lundgren, Macy’s chairman andMore »

Last updated: August 13, 2014