Same Store Sales
Walmart Gets Big Sales Boost From E-Commerce
"Walmart is now a major competitive force in e-commerce and is capable of capturing shopper share from Amazon and others.”
Starbucks Same-Store Sales Pick Up Steam
The coffee chain posts a third straight quarter of accelerating sales growth, indicating its streamlining efforts are paying off.
Holiday Season Weakness Hits Macy’s, Kohl’s
"The rising tide of the economy is not floating all retail boats,” an analyst says of the department store chains' disappointing sales growth.
Darden Earnings Beat On Olive Garden Sales Gain
Darden's "back to the basics" strategy boosted its Olive Garden brand but Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen continues to struggle.
Lowe’s Announces Mexico Exit, Q3 Sales Miss
While Lowe's is streamlining its business, it "still has to address its status as a second-fiddle retailer."
Gap’s Namesake Brand Weighs on Comp Sales
The retailer plans to focus on the "healthy core" of Gap specialty stores while exiting "those that do not fit the future vision quickly.”
Kohl’s Shares Dip 9% Despite Earnings Beat
The retailer has been one of Wall Street's hottest stocks this year but investors may be jittery over promotional spending for the holiday season.
McDonald’s Shares Jump 6% on Earnings Beat
The company benefited from value deals and increased menu prices as it undergoes the largest construction project in its history.
Costco Warns of Material Weakness in Controls
The warning related to IT systems that "support the company’s financial reporting processes" drove Costco's stock down 2.4%.
Dollar Tree Misses on Flat Family Dollar Sales
The discount retailer's shares fell more than 15% after its earnings came in one cent below analysts' estimates.
Foot Locker Shares Dive on Q2 Sales Miss
Same-store sales rose only 0.5% but the company remains confident it will deliver stronger growth in the second half of 2018.