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How PetSmart’s plan to go upscale paid off

Go Upscale in a Recession? Sounds Crazy But This Unlikely Retailer Made it Work The rich don’t feel economic recessions the way everyone else does, and that’s one reason investors in companies like Coach (COH) and Nordstrom (JWN) made out

Ross Stores Reports August Same Store Sales Gain Of 8%

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 –Ross Stores, Inc. today reported that sales increased 13% to $747 million for the four weeks ended August 25, 2012, up from $659 million for the four weeks ended August 27, 2011. Comparable store sales

Shoe Carnival Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results

Quarterly Sales Increase at High End of Guidance – Company Exceeds Quarterly Earnings per Share Guidance EVANSVILLE, Ind.–Shoe Carnival, Inc., a leading retailer of value-priced footwear and accessories, today reported results for the second quarter ended July 28, 2012. Second

Retailing Today Insights: Dollar Tree

When Dollar Tree began the year, president and CEO Bob Sasser had some straightforward goals. He wanted to increase customer traffic, thrill shoppers with surprising values on merchandise that satisfies needs and wants, improve the shopping experience and gain market

Dollar Tree grows 77 more stores

August 16, 2012 | By Mike Troy Sales for the second quarter ended July 28 increased 10.5% to $1.7 billion thanks to a 4.5% increases in same store sales and the addition of 77 new Dollar Tree stores, the company

PetSmart Reports Results for the Second Quarter 2012

Q2 Earnings up 31% to $0.71 per Share; Comp Sales of 7.0%; Total Sales up 9%; Comp Transactions up 2.9% PHOENIX–Aug. 15, 2012– PetSmart, Inc. today reported earnings of $0.71 per share, up 31% compared to $0.54 per share in


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