June 12, 2015

Toys "R" Us Inc. narrowed its losses in the fiscal first quarter. But the chain’s revenue and same-store sales both fell amid a decrease in promotional activities and weakness in the baby and entertainment segments.

June 10, 2015

A reduction in selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses helped elevate net earnings at Dollarama Inc. 22% to $64.8 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2016 from $53.2 million the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.

June 10, 2015

Increased selling, general and administrative expenses (SG&A) led to net income at Francesca’s Holdings Corp. dropping 18% to $7.24 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 from $8.56 million the same period a year earlier.

June 9, 2015

Aided by reductions in areas such as interest expense, debt extinguishment and stock option modification, Burlington Stores Inc. more than doubled its net income to $25.69 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 from $11.77 million the same period a year earlier.

June 9, 2015

Christopher & Banks Corp. swung to a net loss of $1.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to net income of $2.6 million the same quarter a year earlier.

June 5, 2015

Zumiez Inc. met Wall Street expectations for profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

June 4, 2015

Net income at the Michaels Companies Inc. skyrocketed 47% to $67 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 compared to $45 million in the same quarter a year earlier. A large drop in interest expense helped fuel strong profit growth.

June 2, 2015

Conn’s Inc. managed to beat Wall Street expectations with a 44% net income slide in the first quarter of fiscal 2016.

May 29, 2015

Big Lots Inc. beat Wall Street predictions for profit and revenue with a solid performance in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Improved gross margin helped Big Lots increase net income by a factor of roughly 10, to $32.21 million from $3.35 million the same period a year earlier.

May 28, 2015

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. posted a wider-than-expected loss and drop in revenue for its first quarter.

May 28, 2015

A lower tax rate and slowed growth in cost of sales and selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses helped Tilly’s Inc. more than double net income to $1.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to $600,000 the same quarter a year earlier.

May 28, 2015

Ulta Beauty came out of the gate running in the first quarter, reporting better-than-expected income and revenue amid strong same-store sales and online growth.

May 27, 2015

DSW Inc. beat Wall Street expectations with first quarter profits that were aided by a reduction in clearance-priced merchandise.

May 22, 2015

Ann Inc. beat Wall Street expectations with strong profit growth in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, but revenue growth fell short of the Street’s outlook. 

May 22, 2015

It was a mixed first quarter for The Fresh Market Inc. as the grocery retailer met Wall Street expectations for profit but fell short on sales.

May 22, 2015

Gordman’s Stores Inc. swung to net income of $400,000 in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 from net loss of $700,000 in the same period the prior year.

May 21, 2015

Kirkland’s Inc. topped Wall Street predictions for earnings and sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 21, 2015

Earnings dipped at Stein Mart Inc. during the first quarter of fiscal 2015, even as net sales improved.

May 18, 2015

Urban Outfitters Inc. missed Wall Street expectations for net income, sales and same-store sales during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 15, 2015

Nordstrom Inc. missed Wall Street expectations with declining profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, although the department store retailer beat expectations for sales, aided by impressive e-commerce results.

May 14, 2015

A sharp reduction in loss from continuing operations, primarily related to the sale of the Rainbow banner to Supervalu, helped Roundy’s Inc. cut net loss to $2.33 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, from $4.52 million the same quarter a year earlier.

May 7, 2015

An early Easter that drew shoppers into stores in March and slowing economic growth helped cut into retailers’ April sales results.

April 30, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. demonstrated some weakness during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 with shrinking profit and revenue.

April 30, 2015

As a result of higher same-store sales and a continued optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained in positive territory in March. The RPI, a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry, stood at 102.2 in March, down 0.4% from February's level of 102.6.