Department store profits increase
- STILL GOING DOWN. Hirano, Koji // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/25/2003, Vol. 185 Issue 60, p32
Reports on the decline of the sales of department stores in Tokyo, Japan.
- Profits fall for chain store duo. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;04/09/99, Issue 5133, p4
Reports that department store chains Bentalls and Upton & Southern have been profits drop as consumers as both ends of England kept tight control of their spending.
- Department store drop. // Cabinet Maker;3/1/2002, Issue 5276, p2
Reports the decline of profitability in the department stores in Great Britain.
- Same-store sales heat up in June. // Home Textiles Today;6/17/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 41, p33
Reports the condition of same-store sales in the U.S. Sales performance of department stores; Role of the hot weather in driving demand for summer goods; Months representing a peak of seasonal business ahead of a clearance sales.
- Same-stores enjoy late summer push. // Home Textiles Today;9/8/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the increase in the same-store sales of retailers in New York City. Factors contributing to the increase; Sales performance of department stores.
- JUNE GLOOM. Murphy, Robert // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/21/2003, Vol. 186 Issue 14, p12
Reports on the decline in the sales of the department stores in Paris, France.
- Wholesale Heartache. Spethmann, Betsy // Promo;Jun2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p135
Focuses on the factors causing the bankruptcy of Jacobsen department store in Northfield, Minnesota. Analysis on the revenue growth of the company; Details on the total assets of the firm; Impact of economic downturn on the earnings of the company.
- May Co. 4Q profits down 16.8%. Hogsett, Don // Home Textiles Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p2
Reports the decreased profits of May Department Stores for the fourth quarter of 2001 in the U.S. Reasons for the decrease; Decline in average gross margin due to lower prices; Reduction of interest costs.
- May Co. Profits Up 5.5%. // DNR: Daily News Record;8/13/97, Vol. 27 Issue 97, p15
The article reports that the profits of May Department Stores Co. have reached 116 million dollars for the second quarter of 1997 which indicates a 5.5 percent increase as compared with previous figures.